Glenn Ferry is a Director at SunHawk Consulting, LLC, with over 30 years of combined experience in senior Federal law enforcement management, leadership experience in successfully identifying, investigating, and preventing complex Medicare and Medicaid health care fraud schemes. He served as the Special Agent in Charge of the Los Angeles Region at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG).
In that role, Mr. Ferry directed special agents that conducted intricate, multi-million- dollar fraud investigations of over 300 HHS Department Programs, including Medicare and Medicaid. One significant investigation “Operation Psyched Out”, was one of the largest single Medi-Cal fraud cases ever filed in the State of California and involved expensive anti-psychotic medications being fraudulently prescribed and rebilled back to the government. Mr. Ferry has been featured in various health care fraud prevention articles including The Wall Street Journal’s “How Agents Hunt for Fraud in Trove of Medicare Data” and the Los Angeles Times “How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Medicare Fraud.” He represented OIG as a guest speaker at fraud conferences, participated in Department of Justice press conferences, and has been interviewed by national and local media including CNN and CBS-LA following high profile healthcare fraud enforcement operations.
Following his distinguished career at OIG, Mr. Ferry served as the Program Director with a Medicare Program Integrity Contractor. Mr. Ferry had oversight of all contract operations including coordinating and supervising investigations of all health care provider types. He has extensive knowledge of the Medicare contractor audit/investigation processes, and regularly collaborated with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding proposed administrative actions involving health care providers.
Most recently, Mr. Ferry served as V.P. of Operations & Law Enforcement Liaison with the Medicare Unified Program Integrity Contractor – Western Jurisdiction that covers 13 states. His responsibilities included providing direction, leadership, and training to staff regarding conducting thorough investigations, initiating appropriate and effective administrative actions, and preparing high quality fraud referrals to law enforcement.