Jay Hodes

Industry Expertise
  • Health Care

    • Provider

    • Payer

    • Medical Device

    • Insurance


  • Site Physical Security

Jay Hodes is a Director at SunHawk Consulting, LLC., a U.S. based Disputes, Compliance and Investigations consulting firm with experts in the healthcare, life sciences, and insurance Industries. Mr. Hodes has more than 30 years of healthcare, compliance, and investigations experience and previously served as the as Assistant Inspector General for Investigations at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG).  In that role, Mr. Hodes was responsible for more than 200 special agents and professional support staff charged with conducting complex healthcare fraud investigations and law enforcement efforts. He also managed the headquarters' divisional operations, including the Special Investigations Branch. He assembled and led an OIG cross-component team that handled Congressional inquires into employee whistleblower allegations. 


Mr. Hodes is one of the healthcare industry’s leading experts in HIPAA compliance and healthcare fraud investigations.  Mr. Hodes advises clients and provides expert advice on multiple topics, including regulatory compliance issues, risk management, investigative practices, strategies for responding to corrective action plans, patient/provider privacy issues, and healthcare facility security standards and best practices. Mr. Hodes is regularly asked to provide educational sessions on healthcare compliance topics for many professional organizations including the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). He has published over 45 educational articles on various compliance topics.


Mr. Hodes is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association, American Institute of Healthcare Compliance, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, American Society for Industrial Security, the Practice Management Association of Northern Virginia, Health Technology Forum - Washington, DC, and the Health and Medical Technology Innovation Roundtable at George Mason University. 


In his free time, Mr. Hodes is a volunteer for Lab Rescue of the LRPC (Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac) and for the Outer Banks (NC) Sporting Events.

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