Michael Friel is the Compliance Officer for HealthAxis and all of its associated organizations including Beacon Health Solutions and Analytics Partners. In this role, Mr. Friel manages the corporate compliance program and the daily operations of the department. As the compliance officer, he acts as the company’s liaison and communicates directly with federal entities.
Mr. Friel has more than 20 years in the legal field and healthcare industry. His experience includes corporate governance, personal insurance, and commercial and government-sponsored health plans.
Prior to joining HealthAxis, Mr. Friel worked for Cardinal Health, Florida Healthcare Plus, Integral Quality Care and WellCare. He is known for helping both domestic and international companies establish and maintain successful compliance programs. For over ten years, he investigated fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicare/Medicaid operations based in Latin America and the U.S. In addition, Mr. Friel has facilitated licensing and oversight of insurance operations for Third Party Administrators licensed in all 50 states. Mr. Friel holds a Juris Doctor from Western New England University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Manhattan College. He is also licensed to practice law in the State of Connecticut.