Focus Area: Compliance Policies & Procedures

Our team has experience working in compliance leadership roles within top healthcare companies, as well as in executive roles within federal enforcement and regulatory agencies, including the HHS Office of Inspector General, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Sharon Blackwood

Professional Experience Sharon Blackwood is an experienced health care compliance and privacy professional with over 17 years of experience with…

Natalie S. Lesnick

Natalie Lesnick is an Associate Consultant at Strategic Management Services, LLC. Ms. Lesnick has expertise in assessing provider compliance with the federal healthcare program rules and federal healthcare laws, including HIPAA and the Affordable Care Act.

Laurel A. Eakes

Professional Experience Laurel A. Eakes is a health care compliance and privacy consultant with 25 years of professional experience, with…

Robbi-Lynn Watnik

Robbi-Lynn Watnik is an attorney, Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC). She has over 35 years of experience in health care policy, with a special focus on health care compliance and privacy over the last 25 years. Ms. Watnik conducts research and analysis of, and provides guidance on federal regulations around privacy, security, and government health care programs. She has been engaged several times to serve as a Designated Compliance Officer.

Steve Forman

Steve Forman is a certified public accountant with decades of experience in health care compliance. Mr. Forman specializes in developing and implementing compliance programs, assessing an organization’s vulnerabilities and risks, implementing effective monitoring systems, testing internal compliance controls and working with senior management and Boards in developing strategic plans.

Thomas Herrmann

Thomas Herrmann

Thomas Herrmann advises health care clients on compliance and regulatory matters, with a focus on development and management of effective health care compliance programs. Mr. Herrmann is a recognized expert on issues related to the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and the False Claims Act.

Cornelia Dorfschmid

Cornelia Dorfschmid

Dr. Cornelia M. Dorfschmid has over 25 years of private and government sector experience in health care compliance consulting, the majority of which was in management and executive capacities. She is a recognized expert in the areas of claims auditing, overpayment analysis and risk management and corporate health care compliance.

Catie Heindel

Catie Heindel

Catie Heindel is an attorney who is certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) and Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS). She has over 11 years of experience in the health care compliance industry and performs regulatory risk assessment and management services for clients, both general in scope, as well as more tailored towards specific risk areas.

Carrie Kusserow

Professional Experience Carrie Kusserow is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and…

Emil Moschella

Professional Experience Emil Moschella has over 40 years of experience in the fields of corporate compliance, criminal investigations and law…

Jennifer Kirchner

Jennifer Kirchner is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Wisconsin. Ms. Kirchner has expertise in assessing provider compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, the False Claims Act, HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and clinical research laws and regulations.

Lisa Shuman (2021)

Lisa Shuman

Ms. Shuman assists health care organizations to develop, implement and evaluate their compliance programs and HIPAA privacy programs. Ms. Shuman specializes in our firm’s HIPAA Privacy services, including leading privacy investigations, breach risk assessments, breach notification letters, breach reporting to the Office for Civil Rights and corrective actions plans. She specializes in serving as Interim Privacy Officer for large health care systems, managed care organizations, comprehensive cancer center and health care business associate.