Conifer Health Solutions®, the nation’s leading provider of technology-enabled healthcare performance improvement services, announced today that Lisa Hodges has joined Conifer’s senior leadership team as chief compliance officer. In this role, Hodges assumes responsibility for managing Conifer’s ethics and compliance program throughout all areas of the organization. Hodges will also maintain the company’s privacy and security compliance program, working closely with Conifer’s information security team. She will report on a day-to-day basis to president and CEO, Stephen Mooney. “As Conifer continues to grow, our ethics and compliance program must continually adapt to changes in the industry and the evolving needs of the organization,” said Mooney. “Lisa is a seasoned leader with nearly 30 years of experience in highly-regulated industries, and is a recognized expert in the management of protected health information. Her contributions to Conifer will further our culture of ethics and compliance.” According to Mooney, Hodges will ensure adherence to Conifer’s value-based standards of conduct, policies and procedures and all applicable laws and regulations. She will also collaborate with Conifer’s clients regarding compliance matters. Prior to joining Conifer, Hodges served as special counsel to Jones Walker LLP, where she was active in healthcare-related cases and specialized in healthcare regulatory matters. Previous to Jones Walker, Hodges held leadership roles in legal services and compliance for national companies including Premier Healthcare Alliance, AT&T and Wachovia. In addition, she served as assistant Attorney General for the state of Texas from 1994-1999. As a prosecutor and assistant Attorney General, Hodges led criminal and governmental investigations. Hodges holds a Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Alabama, and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Florida State University. She is a member of the State Bars of Alabama and Texas, and will be based at Conifer’s headquarters in Frisco, Texas.
About Conifer Health SolutionsConifer Health Solutions is a healthcare services company helping more than 750 clients strengthen their financial performance, transition from volume to value-based care and enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience, with the goal of improving quality and access to healthcare, while controlling costs. Conifer supports more than 19 million patient interactions across all service lines, manages more than $25 billion in patient revenue and $17 billion in medically managed spend; and provides technology and health management services to support care management for more than 4 million lives, annually. For more information, visit coniferhealth.com and follow @coniferhealth on Twitter.