Strategic Management Services is the nation’s leading health care compliance consulting firm. Founded in 1992 by Richard Kusserow, former Inspector General of HHS, our experience, expertise, and professional reputation in regulatory compliance, as well as our intimate understanding of government agency’s approach, is unparalleled in the health care compliance industry.

Certified Professionals

Our consultants have experience working in compliance leadership roles within top healthcare companies, as well as in executive roles within federal enforcement and regulatory agencies, including HHS OIG, CMS and FBI. We bring a broad scope and profound depth of knowledge and years of collective experience in the ever-changing health care regulatory and enforcement environment.

Our consultants hold professional certifications in a number of compliance, privacy and security specialties, including Certified Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Certified Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC), Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS), Certified in Healthcare Research Compliance (CHRC), Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Our medical auditors hold certifications in Certified Outpatient Coder, Certified Inpatient Coder, and Certified Documentation Improvement Professional.  

Additionally, all our compliance experts hold advanced degrees, including Juris Doctors (JD) with a focus on health law, Master of Science Information Systems, Master of Public Administration Health Policy, Master of Arts, Healthcare Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Ph.D. Economics 

Focus on Health Care

Strategic Management was the first health care consulting firm to focus on corporate compliance initiatives. Our mission is to empower health care organizations to meet their regulatory compliance requirements by providing specialized services developed by proven industry experts. Our experience includes working with organizations in all areas of the health care industry including health systems, academic medical centers, long-term care organizations, pharmaceutical companies, managed care organizations and others.

Leaders in Compliance

Strategic Management has built an organization of expert health care consultants with decades of experience in the health care compliance sector. Our firm is under the direct leadership of Richard Kusserow, former Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services. During his tenure as Inspector General, Mr. Kusserow established policy, published fraud and abuse regulations, provided direction for audits, investigations and program inspections and evaluations relating to HHS programs and operations. Under his direct leadership, Strategic Management has become a leader in health care compliance.