Bill Root - Compliance Consultant

Bill Root

Compliance Consultant

Bill joined The Carpenter Health Network in 2020. As Compliance Consultant, he is responsible for conducting on-site and remote auditing of all locations of The Carpenter Health Network to monitor compliance with all regulatory guidelines and the agency policies and procedures. Using his thorough knowledge of company policies and procedures, as well as state and federal regulatory guidelines, he will help our facilities remain compliant, while identifying opportunities for further improvements.

Bill has dedicated his career to investigating fraud, waste, and abuse in the government health care programs. He has work for several years with Louisiana Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, then was hired as a Special Agent for the USDHHS OIG in Louisiana. Before long Bill was supervising one of the most productive OIG offices in the country.

Following Bill’s retirement, he was hired as the Chief Compliance Officer for the Louisiana Department of Hospitals overseeing the Medicaid Program Integrity and the Internal Audit Section. This experience allowed him to become a CMS program integrity contractor for the ZPIC, the MIC and eventually the UPIC.