Nathan A. Kottkamp, JD, MA, CIPP
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 08/07/2021

Nathan Kottkamp helps hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, behavioral health care services providers, senior care providers and retirement communities, specialty physician practices, post-acute, long-term care providers, and others navigate federal and state health care regulations and contend with various operational challenges, including medical staff matters, ethics concerns and complaint response.

He has advised on numerous Certificate of Public Need (COPN) matters ranging from service expansions to the development of new hospitals, retirement communities, substance abuse facilities, and ambulatory surgery centers. Nathan also counsels clients on the Emergency Medical Treatment & Active Labor Act (EMTALA); the False Claims Act (FCA); the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS); the Stark Law; the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act); and state data breach laws.

Nathan is a nationally recognized authority on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). To complement his other privacy and security experience, Nathan has earned the CIPP/US designation as a Certified Information Privacy Professional from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He has been recognized as a "Leading Lawyer" for Cyber Law in Virginia by Legal 500 U.S. (2017-2018) and has been named to "Legal Elite," Health Law by Virginia Business (2009-2017, 2019-2020).

Nathan’s higher education experience includes various accreditation and licensure matters, educational affiliation agreements for practical experiences, student health and campus safety issues, and the interplay of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) with HIPAA.

Nathan is actively engaged in addressing complex public health issues. He is the founder and chair of National Healthcare Decisions Day, which highlights the importance of advance care planning. He is also a member of the Advance Directives Task Force Committee of the Supreme Court of Virginia Commission on Mental Health Law Reform.

Nathan is a prolific writer and regular speaker on a wide array of legal and ethics topics, including HIPAA, digital health and ransomware.

Nathan earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he also earned his Master of Arts degree in bioethics. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from William & Mary.

Nathan is a Masters-level cyclist, racing both road and mountain bikes.