Alice Anne Andress Joins BRG's Healthcare Corporate Compliance and Risk Management Practice
BRG announced that Alice Anne Andress has joined the firm's Healthcare Corporate Compliance and Risk Management practice.
Ms. Andress was the president and founder of MedXpert Healthcare Consulting and has over twenty-five years of experience in healthcare. Her main focus has been with physicians and physician practices. Her involvement includes personnel management, documentation, coding, billing, and reimbursement; ethical, legal, and regulatory issues; medical marketing and development; and other facets of physician practice management.
Most recently, Ms. Andress was chief compliance officer at a large Philadelphia healthcare system, and she has now returned to healthcare consulting. Her role in compliance includes creating and sustaining an ethical corporate culture; education and training; monitoring and auditing; measuring effectiveness; identification of, investigation of, and response to issues; and most important, to uphold integrity through a code of conduct.
Ms. Andress’ major focus with physicians has been on medical record documentation, clinical documentation improvement, and physician education, and she has worked closely with law firms, healthcare systems, and physician practices across the country. She is an industrywide recognized speaker on evaluation and management coding and auditing and has spoken nationwide to audiences of physicians, attorneys, and hospital personnel.
Ms. Andress has authored several books and articles and is the developer of the software program auditXpress.