United States

Jessika Garis

Director, Health Care Senior Analyst

Areas of focus: Health Care

ABOUT JESSIKA

In January 2019, Jessika was selected as a senior analyst in RSM’s cutting-edge Industry Eminence Program, which positions its senior analysts to understand, forecast and communicate economic, business and technology trends shaping the industries RSM serves. These senior analysts advise clients on conditions influencing middle market leaders. Jessika’s focus is on the health care industry.

Summary of experience

Jessika has more than 10 years of professional experience providing operational, financial, regulatory consulting, and outsourced and co-sourced internal audit services. She has extensive experience in managing the internal audit function (both fully outsourced and co-sourced) for various health care organizations, performing revenue cycle audits (including billing, collections, denials and claims review), conducting comprehensive operational reviews across multiple lines of business, and evaluating companies’ compliance with regulatory standards as set by the OIG, HHS, OCR and DOJ.

Jessika assists clients in the health care industry with establishing effective compliance programs, obtaining accreditation and managing the internal audit function. She is responsible for performing annual risk assessments, developing audit plans, executing audit projects and reporting audit results to  audit committees. In addition, she leads evaluation of existing controls and processes regarding: physician and hospital billing, physician payments, case management, revenue cycle audits, HIPAA compliance, compliance program assessments, supply chain inventory reviews, drug diversion/pharmacy reviews, payroll and HR audits, evaluation of conditions of participation compliance, foundation reviews, and charge master/revenue cycle audits.

Professional Affiliations and Credentials

  • Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Member Health Care Compliance Association
  • Member Institute of Internal Auditors

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, accounting, University of South Florida

Recent Perspectives

Policy snapshot: Health care

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Policy snapshot: Health care

Biden will want to strengthen and expand the Affordable Care Act; however, he could face Senate opposition.

2020 Election preview: Health care

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2020 Election preview: Health care

With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the health care industry.

Health care industry outlook

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Health care industry outlook

From price transparency to healthtech investment, health care’s next normal is one of great transformation amid ongoing uncertainty.

The telehealth explosion has changed health care delivery forever

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The telehealth explosion has changed health care delivery forever

Even if the boom is leveling off now, we do not expect telehealth use and investments ever to go back to pre-pandemic levels.

5 COVID-19 recovery considerations for health care organizations

INSIGHT ARTICLE

5 COVID-19 recovery considerations for health care organizations

Senior analysts share key takeaways for hospitals and health systems to address the organizational impact of COVID-19.

VIDEO

Enterprise risk management and assessment (webcast recap)

Missed our webcast on enterprise risk management and assessment considerations for health care organizations? Check out this recap.

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CONTACT JESSIKA

+1 813 758 7626
jessika.garis@rsmus.com
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