Meghana Joshi, J.D., CHC, CHPC
5911 Kingstowne Village Parkway
Alexandria, VA 22315
Ms. Joshi is an attorney licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin, and is certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC). She has worked with a variety of healthcare organizations including hospitals, healthcare companies, health systems, behavioral health organizations, physician practices, home health agencies, and managed care organizations. Ms. Joshi works with Strategic Management’s clients to review, develop, implement, manage, and analyze gaps with respect to compliance and HIPAA privacy programs. She currently serves as the Interim Compliance and Privacy Officer for a behavioral health organization. Ms. Joshi also assists in drafting and revising compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures, developing pre-delegation evaluation tools and creating and executing systems for managing physician arrangements. She also performs Independent Review Organization (IRO) activities to aid clients in fulfilling their obligations under Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs), and drafts various regulatory analyses on Medicare and Medicaid regulations and coverage determinations to support the firm’s IRO engagements.
Ms. Joshi supports Strategic Management’s senior consultants by conducting research and drafting briefs and memoranda pertaining to various aspects of health care, including the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, Affordable Care Act, the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, and state health care laws and regulations. She is also the manager and editor of the firm’s monthly Regulatory Report, which informs Strategic Management clients of changes and updates in laws, regulations, Office of Inspector General (OIG) advisory opinions and determinations, Medicare/Medicaid payment policies, and other recent developments within the health care industry and enforcement environment.
Previous Work Experience
Prior to joining Strategic Management, Ms. Joshi worked as a Compliance Analyst at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. She conducted research for the large academic medical center and assisted in developing effective compliance programs for hospital-affiliated entities including home health agencies and dialysis centers. Her work consisted of developing compliance training materials, providing assistance with compliance training sessions, and reviewing contracts, policies, and procedures. Ms. Joshi previously worked as a law clerk at the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Office of General Counsel, where she drafted Final Administrative Decisions and memoranda concerning Medicaid and managed care.
Ms. Joshi obtained her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she focused on health law and served as a Note & Comment Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.