B-7 Tabonuco Street, Suite 1403
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00968
Jorge Pérez-Casellas is a Managing Director at Ankura with experience in healthcare regulatory matters. He provides compliance and privacy advisory services as well as interim compliance support services.
Jorge currently serves as interim chief compliance officer for one of Chicago’s largest healthcare systems, and recently completed an extended engagement as interim regulatory compliance administrator of the compliance program for an 11-hospital system in Georgia. His work in an interim capacity includes extensive compliance oversight of clinical practices at over 240 sites. He has assisted healthcare organizations with the rollout of operational reorganizations to comply with new regulations as well as corrective actions. He has performed internal investigations and audits for both billing compliance and privacy matters.
Throughout his 17-year legal and compliance career, Jorge has assisted several corporations in complex regulatory analysis, including major payor organizations and ambulatory surgery centers. He also has a specialty in the field of commercial transactions and financing, including serving as a principal outside counsel for one of the major banking institutions in Puerto Rico. In recent years, his practice has shifted toward regulatory compliance.
Jorge completed the LLM degree in healthcare law with a compliance concentration at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. His thesis focused on the federal government’s use of extrapolation methodologies to enforce penalties under the False Claims Act. Jorge is experienced in policy development and interpretation, an expert in Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute, as well as analytical solutions to system-wide compliance glitches, and the implementation of tailored compliance programs.