Joseph R. Krause


Joe Krause's practice focuses on corporate and regulatory work for health care clients including hospitals, health systems, physician practices, rural health clinics, IDTFs and ASCs. This work encompasses government reimbursement, billing and payment matters; health care licensing and certification; corporate structure and reorganizations; and obtaining and maintaining tax exemption. His work also includes provider-based status and payment issues, wage index reclassification (MGCRB) matters, urban to rural reclassification issues, and obtaining and maintaining special provider status (e.g., sole community hospitals, rural referral centers, Medicare-dependent small rural hospitals, critical access hospitals and rural health clinics).

Joe earned both his undergraduate degree in Accounting and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He is also a CPA.


University of Wisconsin, B.B.A., with distinction - 2008

University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif - 2011


  • Wisconsin - 2011


  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association