Tiana Korley

Associate General Counsel

Email: tkorley@med.umich.edu
Telephone: (734) 764-2178
Fax: (734) 647-2781

Secretary:  Tammi Kortema
Telephone: (734) 615-6438
Email: kortema@med.umich.edu

300 North Ingalls Building, Room 3B04
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5476

Primary Practice Areas

  • Research
  • Regulatory Initiatives
  • Fraud and Abuse Compliance (e.g., Stark Law, federal Anti-Kickback Statute, etc.)
  • Conflict of Interest (Research and Clinical)
  • Strategic Planning/Legislative
  • Alternative payment models/delivery system reform

Tiana Korley joined the University of Michigan Office of the Vice President and General Counsel in 2015.   She provides legal advice on research-related matters, as well as regulatory issues, including interpretation and guidance on the fraud and abuse laws.  Tiana also advises on, and structures, various alternative payment model arrangements.

Prior to joining OGC, Tiana was a consultant at the MITRE Corporation, which operates CMS’s federally-funded research and development center, the CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare.  In this role, Tiana advised CMS on various policy matters, including policy considerations related to the establishment of several alternative payment models that have emerged from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.

Tiana also has experience on various legislative matters  and served as Senior Health Counsel for Representative Jim McDermott, the Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health in the United States House of Representatives and as a member of the Professional Staff of the Ways and means Subcommittee on Health.  She also has Executive Branch experience and served as the Senior Advisor to the Deputy Administrator for Program Integrity at CMS.  In this role, she assisted with overseeing the development of various program integrity regulations and served as a liaison between the Center for Program Integrity and other CMS components on various policy initiatives, including the development of the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

Tiana also has broad experience as a regulatory health attorney, having worked in this capacity at the University of Chicago Hospitals, Bon Secours Health System, and at a national law firm.

She received her B.A. from The College of Wooster, a Master of Health Administration degree from The Ohio State University College of Public Health, and her Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law, where she earned a concentration in Health Law.