Aleah M. Schutze
Of Counsel
(502) 423-2051
Office: Louisville
J.D. Georgetown University
M.P.H. The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
B.A./B.S. The Evergreen State College
Licensure: CA | KY
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Aleah Schutze concentrates her practice in the area of health care and contracting where she has represented hospitals, physician groups, home health and personal care agencies as well as other health care entities. She supports health care providers on a variety of issues including, health care regulatory, reimbursement and compliance matters. For the past three years, Ms. Schutze has served as both Associate General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel for Res-Care, Inc., the largest diversified health and human services provider in the U.S. Res-Care, Inc. provides residential services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as providing home care, behavioral health, rehabilitation services, and other health-related support services.

Work Experience

2017 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2016-2017 Deputy General Counsel, Res-Care, Inc.
2014-2016 Associate General Counsel, Res-Care, Inc.
2012-2013 Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
2010-2012 Davis Wright Tremaine
2008-2009 Law Clerk, National Science Foundation, Office of the Inspector General
2007-2008 Legal Intern, Office of Counsel to the Health and Human Services Inspector General
2007 Legal Intern, Electronic Privacy Information Center
2006-2007 Center Researcher, The Center for Law & the Public's Health

Speaking Engagements

Co-authored “Health Care Receivables Financing” Chapter in 2014 Wolters Kluwer Health Care Law Publication

Ms. Schutze has authored various alerts and blogs on health care issues.

Key Experience

Regulatory counsel on a wide variety of topics, including HIPAA, the HITECH Act, the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, EMTALA and the corporate practice of medicine doctrine
Reviews and drafts HIPAA policies and procedures, medical record confidentiality and disclosure policies and procedures and other operational and related documents for health care clients
Counsels health care clients on regulatory, reimbursement and compliance issues involving all aspects of Medicaid fee-for-service and waiver programs, state licensing, Medicare participation and payment and other issues

Memberships & Awards

Certified in Health Care Compliance
Medical Privacy Award, ACLU of Southern California for work on Patient Zero v. California Division of Industrial Relations et al., 2011
Pro Bono Award from the American Health Lawyers Association, 2011