Susan M. Maupin, J.D., R.N., is a Vice President with Murer Consultants, Inc. Ms. Maupin started her career as a Registered Nurse with an Associate Degree in Nursing from Purdue University in Hammond, Indiana. She then continued on at Purdue receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology. After working as an R.N. for 14 years, she graduated from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago receiving her Juris Doctor in January 2005.
At Murer Consultants, Ms. Maupin has utilized both her clinical and legal backgrounds in a variety of projects with hospitals and health systems across the country. Her experience includes, but is not limited to, hospital and unit development, clinical documentation review, situational audits, case management projects and overall regulatory compliance. She has developed a number of sophisticated tools in the study of cross-checking numerous documents to a specific point. Her concurrent analysis of medical records, hospital billing records, pharmacy records, and other data has contributed to a more in-depth analysis when brought to bear on a project.
Ms. Maupin has been the lead consultant on the development of both short term and long term acute care hospitals, as well as continued operational management of a number of long term acute care hospitals. Ms. Maupin works collaboratively with hospital administration and medical staffs to provide operational guidance and oversight. She has also been involved in the development and expansion of a number of post acute venues, with an emphasis in the area of inpatient rehabilitation.
With a strong clinical background, Ms. Maupin has assisted a number of hospitals and health systems in the review and improvement of clinical documentation through detailed medical record audits and educational seminars. Ms. Maupin has also assisted in the preparation and submission of appeals through the LTACH Demonstration project and MAC auditing. In light of ever changing healthcare regulations, she has been involved in the preparation for mandatory quality reporting for inpatient venues of care.