Senior Compliance Attorney
Renee Kuhs is a senior compliance attorney at M3 Insurance, responsible for assisting employers in proactively managing risk associated with their employee benefit plans. Renee advises employers on compliance obligations concerning HIPAA, COBRA, FMLA, Section 125, wellness plans, and the Affordable Care Act. She frequently hosts workshops, authors articles, and speaks on compliance-related topics to members of organizations such as SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) and MRA (The Management Association).
Renee earned her law degree at Valparaiso University Law School, graduating in the top 25 percent of her class. She began her legal career in a compliance role at Compcare/Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wisconsin. During that time, Renee was instrumental in implementing the changes necessary to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In 1999, Renee joined Frank F. Haack & Associates and simultaneously supported Frank Haack and its sister company, Zywave. In her role, she established HIPAA-compliant policies required of business associates, and she educated self-funded employers on their obligation to safeguard Protected Health Information. More recently, Renee has served as a compliance attorney at HNI and worked for a consulting firm assisting employers with understanding the impact the Affordable Care Act has on their organizations. Renee joined the M3 team in July 2016, bringing with her more than 20 years of experience helping employers comply with the complex legal requirements surrounding health insurance plans.
Renee is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, Health Law Section.
Renee volunteers her time supporting academic and athletic activities at Waukesha South High School.