Edward G. Case Appointed to Cancer Support Community Rochester Board of Directors


Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that Edward G. Case (Ted), a partner in the firm’s Health Care practice, has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of Cancer Support Community Rochester.

Cancer Support Community Rochester delivers high quality programs and support services to those affected by cancer. Established in 1959, the agency was originally named Cancer Action. In 2000, the agency was re-branded as Gilda’s Club Rochester, in honor of the famed comedienne who died of cancer in 1989. The Rochester organization is an affiliate of Cancer Support Community, the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.

In his practice, Case counsels health care systems, hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, and other health care agencies and providers on health care regulatory issues involving Medicare, Medicaid, the 340B prescription discount program, and the federal Anti-Kickback, Civil Monetary Penalties and Civil False Claims Act laws. He also advises clients on the effectiveness of compliance programs, responding to audits by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) and other health oversight agencies, government investigations, and negotiating provider agreements. Case has more than 20 years of in-house health care system experience as Chief Compliance Officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Counsel for Health Care Reimbursement and Compliance at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Case received a J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law, cum laude, an Ed.M. from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a B.A. from Bucknell University.

Harter Secrest & Emery Health Care attorneys work with health systems, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, physicians and other health care facilities, agencies, and professionals to provide guidance on day-to-day operational, business, and regulatory issues involving patients, medical staff, medical records, financing, reimbursement, tax, contracts, corporate compliance, government investigations and the myriad of other matters that impact a health care organization. The firm also has significant experience in managed care and health care acquisitions, reorganizations, and affiliations.

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