Building on my work as Director of Internal Audit, my job responsibilities were substantially broadened to include the company's privacy and security controls. I was directly responsible for the oversight of the company’s physician coding and billing auditing and monitoring, corporate policy governance, enterprise risk and privacy (HIPAA) issues, healthcare compliance and Sarbanes-Oxley preparedness.
- I led the company’s privacy program as Privacy Officer. During my tenure I successfully executed multiple HIPAA Risk Assessments, investigation of all potential incidents, and reporting to the Office of Civil Rights as needed.
- I implemented the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program, including managing the company’s co-sourcing partner for the company's 2017 filing target.
- Instituted a comprehensive audit of the company’s physician practice’s billing and coding, exceeding OIG guidelines.
- I managed the company’s regulatory auditing and monitoring program, focused on the False Claims Act and other aspects of physician practice management.