Chase S. Braden**

Senior Advisor
Michael Best Strategies LLC

*Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Michael Best professional not admitted to practice law.

*Independent Contractor teaming with Michael Best Strategies.


Chase works with healthcare innovators and disruptors, helping them optimize the quality and efficiency of their solutions and forge the partnerships necessary for success.

He has substantial experience evaluating new product ideas and opportunities, crafting and implementing successful growth strategies, and developing and managing key client and business partner relationships.

Chase has spent nearly 30 years at Humana, serving as Director of Clinical Optimization for the last 15 of those years. In this role he has developed new models of care, improved cost-efficiencies and ROI, implemented enhanced quality measures, and led selling for new programs. Chase also brings deep experience in the areas of population health, care management, and predictive modeling. His experience in the payer industry and his analytical approach make Chase a valuable advisor to healthcare start-ups and early-stage companies.


In addition to his 15 years as Humana’s Director of Clinical Optimization, Chase also contributed to the organization’s e-business, marketing, sales, and product development divisions, giving him a comprehensive understanding of the product process from ideation all the way to sale.

Prior to joining Humana, Chase served in the United States Army, Europe as a Battalion Legal Specialist.



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