Bob Hussar is a Partner in Rivkin Radler’s Health Services and Compliance, Investigations & White Collar Practice Groups. Bob has spent his entire 20 year professional career working with or for non-profit healthcare providers on compliance and audit matters and initiatives. He has had the unique prospective of running or overseeing payer and provider compliance programs as a compliance officer, consultant, healthcare attorney, and regulator including as the First Deputy Medicaid Inspector General, where he was directly responsible for the implementation of mandatory provider compliance plans and corporate integrity agreements, and where he chaired provider advisory committees focused on compliance guidance, self-disclosures and OMIG’s audit processes. In addition to his compliance and audit expertise, he also spends considerable time representing individuals and organizations on NYS Justice Center matters.
Bob is certified in healthcare compliance, is a former Board Member of Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) and currently serves as the Chair of their New York Regional Meeting. He is a former Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Health Law Section and also previously served as chair of the Compliance, Enforcement and Payment Committee of the Section. Bob previously served as a co-chair of the NYS Department of Health’s Value Based Payment workgroup on Program Integrity.
Bob is also the founder and Managing Partner of Healthcare Compliance Connections, a boutique executive search firm that assists providers in identifying and recruiting qualified healthcare compliance professionals.
When Bob isn’t partnering with providers to promote truth and justice, he enjoys coaching youth sports, a rare round of golf, and partnering with his wife Heather, to manage the chaos associated with the active lives of their four children and two spirited golden retrievers.
The Health Services Practice Group has been recognized in the Chambers USA directory in the Healthcare category.
66 South Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12207
New York State Bar Association Health Law Section, Former Chair
New York State Bar Association Reimbursement, Enforcement and Compliance Committee, Former ChairEducation
Western New England College School of Law, Juris Doctor
Union College, M.S.
Union College, B.A.