The Voice of Regan Pennypacker

Regan Pennypacker

About Regan Pennypacker

Regan is Senior Vice President of Compliance Solutions at Gorman Health Group (GHG). She leads the Compliance Solutions practice, responsible for multidisciplinary projects such as Part C and Part D audits, new applications, marketing material reviews, risk assessments, and training engagements. As a member of this team, she has provided compliance direction and insight on industry best practices to many GHG clients. Regan brings GHG clients 17 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Read more

Reflections on the Basics of Delegation Oversight

Regan Pennypacker

Imagine entering University and enrolling into Advanced French Language and Literature, a 300-level class, with no previous knowledge or study of the French language. As your professor welcomes you into class with bonjour, bienvenue, ça va, you have no idea how to reply. Now imagine sticking with that course for the full semester, trying to understand complex language and reading concepts without the foundation or basics. It would be quite an overwhelming few months for anyone.

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Preparing for the 2018 Medicare Advantage and Part D Application Season

Regan Pennypacker

On October 31, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the 30-day releases of the 2018 Medicare Advantage and Part D new application and service area expansion instructions for public comment.

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Strive For Progress, Not Perfection, Because It Doesn’t Exist

Regan Pennypacker

This week was a productive one for CMS and Compliance professionals. The 2015 Part C and Part D Program Audit and Enforcement Report was published on September 6, and the 2016 Fall Conference took place on September 8.

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How to Efficiently Conduct an Audit

Regan Pennypacker

Audits from regulatory bodies swarm around an organization like bees.  And like a bee, upon first sight we do not think of the value they bring, but instead we first think of the sting that is to come.

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Meeting CMS Halfway: The 2016 Audit and Enforcement Conference

Regan Pennypacker

On June 16, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held their third annual Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Audit and Enforcement Conference and Webcast. At the heart of this conference is the CMS Program Audit. Agency experts as well as Sponsor participants presented to an in-person and webcast audience on expectations, process enhancements, upcoming developments, and more.

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3 Key Aspects from State of Compliance

Regan Pennypacker

They say people fear public speaking more than death. I can tell you from public speaking experience, it is far preferable than death (though if you could bring me back like the red witch did Jon Snow, that could be one heck of a ride). Having an audience of friendly faces is also a huge help when presenting. Today, I share highlights from a recent speaking engagement on the state of compliance. For the sake of time, I boiled it down to three key sections: audits, readiness initiatives, and compliance reviews. Read more

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To Everything There Is a Season: Marketing Materials

Regan Pennypacker

There is a season for every activity within your organization: one for bids, one for applications, one for data validation.  We are soon to come upon marketing material season, when a flurry of activity usually gets underway in Marketing Communications and Compliance Departments nationwide.  Here are three reasons to ramp up: Read more

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