Provides guidance on ways to address conducting an internal investigation from start to finish: from the evaluation of allegations; gathering and documenting evidence; techniques in debriefing complainants, witnesses, and subjects; writing interview and investigative reports; all the way to the resolution of cases. Written by the former HHS Inspector General and nationally renowned expert on compliance and investigations, Richard Kusserow, this resource contains seven sections of guidance and more than 30 adaptable policy and form templates, and includes an accompanying CD.
Conducting Internal Investigations in Health Care Organizations is a practical “how-to” guide and accompanying CD written by the former HHS Inspector General and nationally renowned expert on compliance and investigations, Richard Kusserow. With seven sections of guidance and more than 30 adaptable policy and form templates, this resource:
The HHS Office of Inspector General stresses the critical role of conducting internal investigations effectively, particularly as they relate to potential violations of regulations and law. You need a resource that can help you perform some of these related tasks that organizations often do not perform effectively:
Conducting Internal Investigations in Health Care Organizations is a complete guide for those charged with conducting compliance and other internal investigations, with 17 chapters devoted to what you need to know and do before initiating investigations; the process by which cases are initiated and investigated; post-investigation actions; and detailed case studies applying the principles laid out in the guide. This is a must-have book for every compliance officer who has been or may someday be involved in an internal investigation or inquiry.
Part I: Before Investigations Begin
Part II: The Internal Investigation
Part III: Investigation Interviews
Part IV: Post-Investigation Actions
Part V: Investigations by Offices or Departments
Part VI: Compliance-Related Investigation Policy Templates
Part VII: Investigation Form Templates
Conducting Internal Investigations in Health Care Organizations is written by Richard P. Kusserow, Founder/CEO of Strategic Management Systems, Inc. (SMSInc), an industry-leading health care compliance consulting firm in Alexandria, Va. Prior to founding SMSInc in 1992, Mr. Kusserow was the Inspector General of HHS for 11 years, where he was responsible for all investigations, audits and inspections performed on behalf of HHS programs and operations that included Medicare, Medicaid, maternal/child health programs, and a number of social programs for the aged, infirmed and disadvantaged. He is among the top compliance consultants in the nation, providing advisory services to hundreds of compliance officers, attorneys, auditors and personnel officers charged with fact-finding, making internal inquiries, and evaluating, investigating and acting upon allegations of wrongdoing in the workplace. Mr. Kusserow has published dozens of journal articles and is the author of several books, including AIS’s 49 Steps to Implement Sarbanes-Oxley Best Practices.
. . . at hospitals and health systems, health plans, pharma companies, large provider groups and other health care organizations.
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