Twenty-five years ago, Tony Capullo founded a national consulting firm that provided regulatory, compliance, audit, and cutting-edge, web-based training solutions to healthcare organizations across the country. His company, PPS, developed, implemented, and evaluated corporate compliance programs for healthcare organizations and also served as the Independent Review Organization (IRO) for the Office of Inspector General imposed corporate integrity agreements. From 2005 to 2008, PPS served as a MEDIC contractor for CMS. As an integrity contractor, PPS was responsible for promoting the integrity of the Medicare program by helping to address fraud, waste, and abuse by identifying problems, internal control gaps, and potentially fraudulent activity.
Mr. Capullo is a lifetime member of Cambridge Who’s Who in the National Register of Honored Professionals, Executives, and Entrepreneurs. He has been an expert witness on Medicare issues in TN, NC, MS, and AL. He has been featured in several business magazines and periodicals and was nominated by the Business Advisory Council for Florida Businessman of the Year in 2003, 2004, and 2005. He served nine years as a member of the Editorial Board for Report on Medicare Compliance and has contributed articles to the Aspen Publishers’ Physician Practice Compliance Resource Manual and Strategies for Healthcare Compliance Officers. He was featured in CNN Radio's "The Innovators"in February 2012 and on "Mind Your Own Business," Radio for Entrepreneurs, in 2014. He was nominated for Entrepreneur Magazine's "Entrepreneur of the Year" for 2012.
In this episode, Tony and Jay discuss everyday advice Tony has received and given and his approach to what a true consultant is, Tony explains explicitly that there are leaders in all of us.