Adjunct Professor of LawPhone: 410-786-4565
Lisa Ohrin has practiced health law for 14 years in a variety of settings and specialties. Ms. Ohrin currently is the Deputy Director of the Division of Technical Payment Policy within the Center for Medicare Management at CMS. This division is responsible for developing policy and regulations related to the physician self-referral law, issuing advisory opinions regarding the same, overseeing enforcement of Medicare-approved transplant centers, and handling a variety of statutory and regulatory Medicare payment issues. She is one of the principal drafters of the Stark Phase III regulations and the proposed revisions to the Stark rules included in the FY 2009 Hospital Inpatient PPS Proposed Rule. Previously, Ms. Ohrin worked for an integrated hospital system, national long term care provider, private law firm, the University of Maryland School of Law, and a Harvard teaching hospital, where she focused primarily on Medicare reimbursement issues. In addition to her health law practice, Ms. Ohrin teaches law school courses and seminars on general health care law, the physician-patient relationship, Medicare law, long term care law, and the practice of health law. Ms. Ohrin received her J.D. with honor from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1994, with a primary focus on health care law, and her B.S. in Finance from the University of Maryland in 1989. She is a member of the Maryland bar.