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.
Dr. Cornelia M. Dorfschmid has over 30 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.
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.
Suzanne Dallas Castaldo, JD, is a certified Healthcare Compliance Professional (CHC), qualified in the development, implementation, and evaluation of compliance programs for the health care industry. She has assisted a variety of health care providers including hospitals, physician practice groups, skilled nursing facilities, clinical laboratories, managed care organizations, and pharmacies.
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, 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.
Rita Isnar joined Strategic Management in 2003 and is responsible for client fulfillment activities. Her in-depth knowledge and compliance experience includes managed care, Medicare Parts C & D compliance program development and implementation, government enforcement initiatives, quality of care issues and regulatory compliance.
Professional Experience Sharon Blackwood is an experienced health care compliance and privacy professional with over 17 years of experience with…