Focus Area: Independent Third-Party Reviews

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.

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.

Carrie Kusserow

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

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.

Rachael Price

Rachael Price

Rachael Price, Registered Nurse, is a seasoned certified inpatient and outpatient coder and a certified documentation improvement professional with many years of experience in health care. She is a certified hospice coder and experienced doing claims audits for a variety of physician practice specialties.

Richard Kusserow

Richard P. Kusserow

Richard P. Kusserow established Strategic Management Services, LLC, after retiring from being the DHHS Inspector General, and has assisted over 2,000 health care organizations and entities in developing, implementing and assessing compliance programs.