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Ryan D. Meade, JD

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Ryan Meade is an attorney and consultant in Chicago, Illinois who focuses his professional work on health care regulatory issues. He also teaches graduate level courses at both Loyola University and Rush University in Chicago.

Ryan is a partner in the law firm of Meade, Roach & Annulis, LLP and managing director of Aegis Compliance & Ethics Center, LLP.

Ryan focuses his legal practice and consulting work on regulatory compliance matters for health care organizations, concentrating principally on Medicare/Medicaid billing compliance, clinical trial research compliance, and health information management/HIPAA compliance. Ryan also provides legal advice in health care fraud and abuse analysis. He serves as counsel to compliance committees and has developed compliance programs for a wide variety of health care providers.

Currently he is a member of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Compliance Effectiveness Pilot Project Advisory Committee.

Ryan’s most recent focus within health care regulatory matters is in the area of clinical trials billing compliance. He has represented and worked with providers to design clinical trials billing processes that meet the complex Medicare billing rules and has negotiated resolution of clinical trials billing issues with the federal government. Ryan represented Rush University Medical Center in its landmark settlement with the government related to clinical trials billing overpayments.

Ryan also serves as Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  He teaches a variety of courses in health care compliance and administrative law.

Ryan has been published in Academic Medicine, The Journal of Health Care Compliance, Compliance Today, BNA Medical Research Law Reporter, Business Law Today and a host of other publications. He currently is working on a book designed to explain the basic principles of Medicare to physicians. He has also designed a series of lectures for hospital medical staff on Medicare basics. Ryan is a frequent lecturer throughout the country.

Ryan obtained his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in history and political science and his law degree from Cornell University.


  • JD, Cornell University BA, Northwestern University

Academic Appointments

  • Rush University, College of Health Sciences Assistant Professor

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law Adjunct Professor of Health Law

Professional Affiliations

  • Health Care Compliance Association Illinois Bar Illinois State Bar Association