Meeting the Challenge of Adequately Addressing Numerous Compliance Risks

Cornelia Dorfschmid | September 2013

Health care organizations are confronted by a vast array of complicated compliance risks. Although risk issues and areas are often defined by internal and external sources, many remain unknown or even unknowable at point in time. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) compliance program guidance for hospitals identified 40 areas, and annually the OIG expands the list via its annual work plan, case histories, and advisory opinions.

About the Author

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.