Office Managing Principal | Kansas City and Director, Center for Rural Health Advancement
Following a successful two-decade career as a healthcare transactional and regulatory attorney, Martie now serves as a trusted advisor to providers navigating the ever-expanding maze of healthcare regulations. Her deep and wide understanding of new payment and delivery systems and public payer initiatives is an invaluable resource for providers seeking to strategically position their organizations for the future. Martie identifies opportunities and develops realistic plans of action where others only see obstacles.
Martie synthesizes complex regulatory schemes and explains in straightforward and practical terms their impact on providers. She has made hundreds of presentations to professional and community organizations on a broad range of industry topics. Martie provides dynamic, customized educational and planning sessions for directors, executives, and managers, and employee compliance training programs.
Martie received a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas. She is an active member of the American Health Law Association, the Kansas Association of Hospital Attorneys, and the Greater Kansas City Society of Healthcare Attorneys.
Martie was chosen as a Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyer in 2008 and 2009. She was also chosen as one of the Best Lawyers in America® from 2005 to 2011. She has previously worked as Staff Counsel for US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia as well as a Law Clerk for Hon. Deanell Tacha, US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Martie is a frequent contributor to PYA’s thought leadership and webinar programs.