Jay Hodes, Former Assistant Inspector General-Investigations, HHS-OIG Joins SunHawk Consulting

WASHINGTON, DC – May 15, 2018 - Jay Hodes, a nationally-recognized healthcare compliance consultant, has joined SunHawk Consulting, LLC (SunHawk) as a Director in its Healthcare Disputes, Compliance and Investigations Practice.

Mr. Hodes has more than 30 years of healthcare, compliance, and investigations experience and previously served as the as Assistant Inspector General-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 health 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 inquiries 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.

About SunHawk:

SunHawk Consulting serves the needs of company Boards of Directors, internal & external legal counsel, management and employees, special committees, bankruptcy trustees and receivers, and government agencies. SunHawk's Professionals have Over 300 Years of professional experience and combined have:

  • Managed over 1,100 corruption / forensic accounting / fraud investigations spanning 19 countries,

  • Managed over 200 Privacy / Cyber breach / HIPAA investigations

  • Managed over 70 Receiverships

  • Former Assistant Inspector General for Fraud Investigations, Health and Human Services, OIG

  • Testified before the United States Senate ​Finance Committee

  • Reported investigative or audit findings to:

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • State Auditors

  • Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC)

  • Presented over 100 trainings to Professional Associations

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