Sarah Stites Millspaugh Biography



Sarah Stites Millspaugh, JD
CONSULTANT

Integrity Health Strategies
12800 N. Meridian Street, Suite 305
Carmel, IN 46032

317.819.7722
smillspaugh@ihsconsultinggroup.com




Sarah Millspaugh is a Healthcare Consultant with Krieg DeVault's affiliate consulting firm, Integrity Health Strategies (www.integrityhealthstrategies.com).  She provides consulting services to a variety of business, regulatory, and administrative matters. 

Prior to joining Integrity Health Strategies, Mrs. Millspaugh served as an attorney with Krieg DeVault LLP where she focused her practice on assisting hospitals, physician and dental practices, long term care providers, dialysis clinics and other health care providers to develop proactive risk-management and regulatory compliance strategies. 

Additonally, she advised health care providers and medical billing companies in a variety of complex insurance, business and real estate matters, and represented medical providers in business litigation, medical malpractice suits and administrative licensure proceedings.  Mrs. Millspaugh also served as the director of risk management and compliance for a large multi-specialty physician group.  She also managed Joint Commission compliance and provided risk management guidance for a major hospital system.  In addition to her in-house experience, Mrs. Millspaugh spent much of her career in private practice, representing and counseling healthcare providers in medical malpractice suits, licensing actions, peer review proceedings, consumer complaints and business litigation, as well as real estate and lending transactions. 


REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE
  • Represented hospitals, physicians and other health care providers in medical malpractice and professional liability litigation
  • Represented institutional and individual health care providers in licensure and certification investigations, hospital privilege and credentialing matters, and administrative proceedings before the Indiana Department of  Insurance and the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
  • Counseled clients regarding HIPAA and HITECH compliance
  • Provided assistance to clients in addressing adverse and sentinel events, patient complaints and grievances
  • Assisted clients in preparing for and handling regulatory surveys, investigations and deficiency responses
  • Assisted clients with root cause analyses, chart audits and peer review investigation
  • Provided individual and institutional counsel regarding medical staff issues, including impaired-provider issues
  • Provided in-service training on topics including charting, risk management, record management, billing/coding compliance, insurance coverage
  • Counseled clients in a variety of real estate, lending, contract and other commercial transactions

EDUCATION
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana (J.D., cum laude, 1999)
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana (B.A. in Political Science, With Distinction, 1992)
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana (B.A. in Organizational & Industrial Communication, With Distinction, 1992) - Phi Beta Kappa and Golden Key Academic Honorary Societies

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • Indiana Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2011

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • The Cabaret at the Columbia Club, Board of Directors