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Michael W. Chase assists clients with issues including compliance with Federal health care program fraud and abuse laws, contract negotiations, reimbursement matters, clinical research and institutional review board compliance, and corporate governance. His practice also focuses on privacy and data protection matters under HIPAA, HITECH, and other Federal and State data privacy laws.  He is a member of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection group and has assisted clients in various industries with data breach analysis and incident response efforts.

Michael is a frequent lecturer at professional associations in the region. His speaking engagements cover a variety of topics, including an annual review of health care legislative and regulatory updates, data privacy and security issues, and telehealth matters.  

Michael received his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law, with certificates in Health Law Studies and International and Comparative Law. During law school, he served as a lead editor for the Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy. In addition, he received a Masters in Health Administration, with distinction, from Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice.

Michael graduated from Creighton University, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting and Finance. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at the Institute for Latin American Concern in Santiago, Dominican Republic and at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • Saint Louis University College for Public Health & Social Justice, M.H.A., 2009
  • Creighton University, B.S.B.A., Accounting and Finance, 2004

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Iowa, 2009
  • Nebraska, 2009

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Community Alliance Health Partners, Board Member
  • New Cassel Retirement Center, Board Member, Treasurer
  • Chronic Care International, Board Member
  • Iowa Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Board Secretary
  • Iowa Society of Healthcare Attorneys, President
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Leadership Omaha, Class 43
  • Leadership Omaha Curriculum Committee
  • FBI Citizens Academy
  • ICAN, Defining Leadership Class 14
  • One World Community Health Centers, Past Board Member
  • Susan G. Komen Great Plains, Past Board Member
  • Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands, Past Board Member
  • Nebraska Court Appointed Special Advocates, Past Board Member

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Regulatory Year-in-Review for the C-Suite,” Iowa Hospital Association Annual Convention, October 2023
  • “Health Law Year-in-Review,” NSBA Annual Meeting, La Vista, NE, October 2023
  • “Hot Topics in the World of Privacy,” Omaha Regional Healthcare Privacy, Imprivata, Omaha, NE, September 2023

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Profile

Michael W. Chase assists clients with issues including compliance with Federal health care program fraud and abuse laws, contract negotiations, reimbursement matters, clinical research and institutional review board compliance, and corporate governance. His practice also focuses on privacy and data protection matters under HIPAA, HITECH, and other Federal and State data privacy laws.  He is a member of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection group and has assisted clients in various industries with data breach analysis and incident response efforts.

Michael is a frequent lecturer at professional associations in the region. His speaking engagements cover a variety of topics, including an annual review of health care legislative and regulatory updates, data privacy and security issues, and telehealth matters.  

Michael received his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law, with certificates in Health Law Studies and International and Comparative Law. During law school, he served as a lead editor for the Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy. In addition, he received a Masters in Health Administration, with distinction, from Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice.

Michael graduated from Creighton University, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting and Finance. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at the Institute for Latin American Concern in Santiago, Dominican Republic and at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Community Alliance Health Partners, Board Member
  • New Cassel Retirement Center, Board Member, Treasurer
  • Chronic Care International, Board Member
  • Iowa Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Board Secretary
  • Iowa Society of Healthcare Attorneys, President
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Leadership Omaha, Class 43
  • Leadership Omaha Curriculum Committee
  • FBI Citizens Academy
  • ICAN, Defining Leadership Class 14
  • One World Community Health Centers, Past Board Member
  • Susan G. Komen Great Plains, Past Board Member
  • Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands, Past Board Member
  • Nebraska Court Appointed Special Advocates, Past Board Member

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Regulatory Year-in-Review for the C-Suite,” Iowa Hospital Association Annual Convention, October 2023
  • “Health Law Year-in-Review,” NSBA Annual Meeting, La Vista, NE, October 2023
  • “Hot Topics in the World of Privacy,” Omaha Regional Healthcare Privacy, Imprivata, Omaha, NE, September 2023


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