JOB SUMMARY: As a key member of the Executive Leadership team, the Chief Compliance Officer reports to the CEO and assumes a strategic role in the overall facilitation of the organization's Compliance Program. The CCO has responsibility for strategic planning and operational leadership pertaining to compliance and regulatory issues as well as oversight of the enterprise wide comprehensive compliance program that includes STAR, CHIP, Marketplace, DSNP, and Medicare Programs that exceed the regulatory agencies requirements. This includes direct responsibility for compliance, audit, fraud waste and abuse programs, accreditation, and the Company's Special Investigative Unit (SIU). Serves as the HIPAA Privacy Officer and oversees Community's HIPAA Privacy Compliance programs, including related reports and activities. Represents Community at HHSC, TDI, and other meetings as needed and responsible for communicating information back to Community leadership and staff. Assures the Compliance Department serves as the Single Source of Truth (SSOT) for all Compliance-related data, programs, and corrective actions. Responsible for Community's health policy interpretation and communication to business owners; certifications and licensures. Oversees collaboration with other leaders and departments to assure Compliance requirements and organizational objectives and targets are successfully achieved. The CCO is responsible for maintaining NCQA and/or URAC accreditation and any other accreditations required by Community.
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor?s Degree required. Master?s degree or JD preferred. CCEP, CHC or other Compliance Training/Certification(s) strongly preferred, or alternatively, commitment to and ability to achieve certification within 6 months of employment. 2. Work Experience (Years and Area): Ten years of compliance experience with at least 5 years in senior management required. Experience with managed care, state regulatory agencies, DOI, and CMS regulations are required. 3. Management Experience (Years and Area): Six years supervisory/management experience required. 4. Software Operated: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Experience developing and implementing strategies and objectives for the organization as a member of Executive Leadership, as well as developing and implementing strategies and objectives for assigned areas of oversight.
Skilled at developing, implementing and reporting regarding Compliance programs, initiatives, and successes/failures. Ability to justify and explain areas of non-compliance and corrective action plans to stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to proactively identify and analyze the root cause of non-compliance, or challenges and concerns achieving compliance, as well as ability to develop and implement solutions
Excellent communication skills, including effective communication of Compliance strategies, initiatives and corrective action plans to the Board of Directors, Executive Leadership and external stakeholders, including regulatory agencies.
Experience managing compliance/FWA reporting programs and software (e.g. NAVEX).
Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt to new situations and challenges.
Skilled at delegation, management and development of staff.
Ability to inspire confidence and build trust.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (Check Applicable Areas)
1. Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) Writing /Composing: Correspondence / Reports
2. Other Skills: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terminology, Research, Statistical, MS Word,MS Excel
5. Other Requirements: Knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare and individual insurance regulations and compliance requirements. Familiarity with HIPAA regulations. Ability to organize task and work independently as well as lead a team and collaborate within and outside of Community. Strong attention to detail and deadlines. Team leader abilities to encourage interdepartmental cooperation and interest. Demonstrate familiarity with physician and hospital coding and billing.
RESPONSIBLE TO: CEO
EMPLOYEE SUPERVISED: Professional and Clerical Staff
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.