Focus Area: Internal Investigations

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.
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.

Carrie Kusserow

Carrie Kusserow, CCEP, CHC, CHPC, has over 15 years of experience in health care compliance. Ms. Kusserow specializes in compliance advisory services including corporate compliance program development and implementation, evaluation of compliance program effectiveness, compliance risk assessments, policy and procedure development, investigations, and hotline operations and issue management.

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.

A. Barry Grosse

Professional Experience Barry Grosse is a compliance professional Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Certified in Healthcare Privacy (CHPC) and Certified…

Brian W. Kozik

Professional Experience Brian Kozik is Certified in Health Care Compliance (CHC), Certified in Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), Certified in…

Al Bassett

Professional Experience Al Bassett has more than 15 years of experience in assisting numerous health care organizations in the development,…

Steve Brannan

Professional Experience Steve Brannan is an experienced health care compliance specialist who is engaged by law firms and health care…

Laurel A. Eakes

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