Get a highly qualified, independent, local assessment of your cybersecurity posture and make sure processes, systems, and data are protected and in compliance with HIPAA. We are here to ensure Carolina healthcare infrastructure is supported and protected, deliver brass-tacks client experiences, and help providers and clinicians stay focused on care delivery.
KellerDuggan utilizes a scalable model for risk assessing and evaluating your organization’s cybersecurity / information security protection and ensuring breach prevention and compliance with right sized solutions. Rob has led and reviewed co-sourced PwC & Deloitte teams on HIPAA breach prevention and has worked with the nation’s top cyber-forensic consulting and law firms on high profile breach response. We work collaboratively with your IT team to ensure that effective cybersecurity controls are in place and the organization is in compliance with regulatory requirements.
If you have a problem related to internal controls, IT security management, financial reporting, or regulatory compliance, you can count on us to effectively and collaboratively project manage solutions in coordination with your legal team and key personnel. It is more cost - effective to have a qualified professional with global issue resolution experience driving your professional teams on the correction and helping you balance varying opinions with risk. We completed a successful 8 year “DFVCP” for client HR team resulting in avoidance of over $1M in penalties and “DoL No Action” letter for a large regional client, and also have served as interim controller for $100M performance manufacturing and a $20M winery with clean audit opinions issued alongside significant process improvements and 7 figure cost reductions.
Physician Billing Compliance: Best Practices and Analytics
How are you monitoring Provider billing levels of care alignment with regional and national curves for those services? Rob has served as Compliance and Audit Officer in national healthcare for over 7 years and has led successful implementations of audit and compliance monitoring software as well as development of automated continuous monitoring / audit tools.
Rob has developed best practices for audit throughout his career and produces measurable results with every review. From specified testing to development of world-class internal audit functions and metric driven continuous audit programs, procedures are designed to target significant risk concentrations based on 20 years of audit experience in over 25 different countries. Not only do we identify root cause efficiently, we also provide best practices for control remediation and process improvement. We don't just tell you something is broken - we help you fix it.
EMR / ERP / FRP Software Implementation Assurance
Implementation assurance is key to ensuring your new Electronic Medical Records System, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Financial Reporting software has a successful go-live and meets desired outcomes. Epic, Homecare Homebase, Peoplesoft & Workday implementation assurance project recommendations and control improvements have avoided 7-8 figure losses each.
Fraud Prevention and Detection
How secure are your accounts payable, disbursements, and procurement processes? Are payroll controls effective? Are system segregations of duties in place / effective? What about related application security? What measures or analytics are on top of these processes to alert you of issues? We have the tools and techniques from over 10 years of international work and have implemented industry leading fraud prevention and detection controls, including data extraction, modeling, and reporting / monitoring tools.
Operational Controls / Performance Analysis and Business Process Improvement
We incorporate Lean techniques and tools to ensure processes are efficient and effective. A focused improvement project for clinical department billing resulted measured improvements such as >20% reductions in Days-in-AR metrics and denials rework. A pricing audit for an international manufacturing client identified root cause and correction of online order entry system controls, closing a 7-figure margin gap.
Are you a healthcare organization seeking assistance with HIPAA / HITECH Compliance and breach prevention?