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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2012, Kansas Law Review, Note and Comment Editor
    • M.H.S.A., University of Kansas School of Medicine, 2012
    • B.A., with distinction, University of Kansas, 2008, Phi Beta Kappa; University Honors Program Graduate

Ryan Mize advises healthcare clients on regulatory, compliance, operational and transactional matters. Ryan has significant experience counseling clients on structuring transactions to ensure compliance with fraud and abuse laws, corporate practice prohibitions, fee-splitting and other regulatory schemes; advising on the transition of licenses, certifications, and accreditations; performing regulatory due diligence; and evaluating the impact of regulatory and compliance concerns on deal terms and post-closing operations. In addition, Ryan regularly assists healthcare providers with compliance and contracting matters that arise in the day-to-day operation of their businesses. 

Ryan's experience includes advising the following types of health care clients:

  • Behavioral health, including residential and outpatient programs, opioid treatment programs, and office-based opioid treatment providers
  • Hospitals and health systems (academic, non-profit, faith-based, and for-profit)
  • Ambulatory surgery centers
  • Home health agencies and hospices
  • Pharmacies
  • Dental support organizations
  • Physician and dental practices 


text icon Publications & Presentations
Co-author, Washington Health Law Manual Fourth Edition
November 2021
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From Plausibility to Clarity: An Analysis of the Implications of Ashcroft v. Iqbal and Possible Remedies
58 Kansas Law Review 1282 (2010)