Biography

Melaney has provided compliance, regulatory, and internal audit services since 2007 as well as accounting and finance work since 1999. She serves a variety of health care clients, including governments, not-for-profits, tribal entities, and private businesses.

Melaney’s experience includes managing the planning, preparation, and execution of a variety of engagements including risk-based internal audits, HIPAA privacy rule assessments, regulatory compliance gap assessments, compliance program development assistance, 340B Drug Pricing Program audits, and operational and financial related internal audits.

Her expertise includes physician compensation, procurement to payment cycle, payroll, mail room operations, and joint venture agreements. She also has extensive experience with audits based on COSO, GASB, GAAS, GAGAS, and IIA standards. She is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), and completed the 340B University.

Selected Publications

  • "Prepare Now for Major Long-Term Care Reimbursement and Compliance Deadlines" (Moss Adams Insight, September 2019)
  • "Is Your Organization Compliant with 340B Drug Pricing Program Requirements?" (Moss Adams Insight, March 2019)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Are Your Financial Systems in Order? Prepare for an HRSA Audit
    (CPCA CFO Conference, May 2019)
  • Compliance and Your Board – Equipping Them for Effectiveness
    (LeadingAge California Conference, May 2019)
  • Effective Strategies to Assess and Manage Risk
    (CPCA Quality Care Conference, February 2019)
  • Compliance and Your Board – Equipping Them for Effectiveness
    (Colorado Rural Health Conference, October 2018)
  • Effective Strategies to Assess and Manage Risk
    (NWRPCA/CHAMPS, October 2018)
  • Create a Compliant 340B Drug Pricing Program
    (NWRPCA/CHAMPS, October 2018)
  • Hot Topics in Auditing
    (OrHIMA Fall Institute, October 2018)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors
  • Member, Health Care Compliance Association
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors

Education

  • BA, business administration, Oregon State University
  • MBA, accounting, University of Phoenix