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Granite GRC Managing Consultant Donna Malone to Speak at RISE National Conference

Mar 2, 2022 | News


Contact: Jeffrey B. Miller, Esq. – Director-in-Charge
Business Address: Lancaster, PA
Phone: (717) 556-1088
Date: March 2, 2022

LANCASTER, Pa.,Granite GRC Consulting expert Donna Malone, CPC, CRC, CRC-I, will speak at RISE National conference, an event for executives in Medicare Advantage plans and organizations. She is co-leading two sessions.

The first is with Colleen Gianatasio CPC, CPC-P, CPMA, CPC-I, CRC, who is the director of Ambulatory CDQI at Mount Sinai Health Partners. Their session is a workshop titled “Advanced HCC Auditor” and will provide participants with advance understanding of medical and financial underpinnings of hierarchical condition category (HCC) coding, and how that affects accurate and compliant coding practices. Malone is also leading a session with Eric Hedrick, Vice President, Analytics at Advantmed. Their session is titled “Risk Adjustment: Achieve Program Success by Measuring what Matters,” and it provides executives with a fuller understanding how to use data analytics in a risk adjustment program.

Along with her role as a Managing Consultant at Granite GRC, Malone also serves as the Director of Clinical Documentation and Quality Improvement (CDQI) at Mount Sinai Health Systems. She uses her expertise to help improve coding team performance and develop proactive approaches to policies, procedures, audits and coding review management. She has significant experience developing a range of risk adjustment provider education and support materials including simulating RADV audits to increase preparedness for CMS RADV, professional development and knowledge sharing, and best practices to maintain a strong understanding of ICD-9/ICD 10 coding rules, guidelines and ICD-10 preparedness.

About Granite GRC Consulting  

Granite Governance, Risk and Compliance is a team of highly skilled and experienced lawyers, information technology and business professionals who provide both strategic and day-to-day consulting services and support to organizations seeking to optimize their resources and mitigate their risks. Do you have a question or challenge that could benefit from our insights or services? Reach out to Managing Consultant Donna Malone at 508 330 7151, or at, or to Director-in-Charge Jeff Miller at 717 205 8028, or at More information is available on our website at:

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