Lana Ros, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was honored to present “An Overview of the NJ Medical Marijuana Program” to the Saint Clare’s Health Medical Staff at their semi-annual medical staff meeting on Tuesday, May 15, at the Rockaway River Country Club in Denville. Ros discussed various components of the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act, its recent changes, and the process for physicians to become eligible to certify patients to receive medical marijuana.
According to its website, Saint Clare’s Health is an award-winning provider of safe, high quality, compassionate care, serving the communities of Morris and Sussex counties. Saint Clare’s offers a full range of comprehensive medical services, such as cancer care, cardiovascular care, emergency medicine, behavioral health, women’s health, maternity care, pediatrics, orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation and sports medicine, and more.
Ros focuses her practice in the area of health care law, including civil and administrative litigation, professional licensure defense, hospital medical staff matters, hospital disciplinary actions, regulatory compliance, managed care and government audits, and refund demands and investigations. She also handles transactional and regulatory matters affecting health care providers. She has successfully defended physicians before medical boards, OPMC, and SBME, and in OPD investigations, as well as Medicare fraud, fraud and abuse, RAC audits, Medicare audits, OIG fraud, health care fraud, medical audits, and health plan billing audits. Ros frequently lectures at hospitals throughout New Jersey and New York about legal issues affecting healthcare professionals. She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.S. in biotechnology and nutrition from Rutgers University.