Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer
David Alexander is HMS’s Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer and reports to the Board of Directors’ Compliance Committee. He directs the corporate compliance program for all of the company’s operating entities, ensuring adherence to state and federal regulations with regard to privacy, security, and transaction processing. David is also responsible for policy development and implementation, compliance training and communications, auditing, and issue reporting and resolution.
Prior to joining HMS, David worked for Alcon Labs Inc. as head of compliance for the US and Canada. During his tenure at Alcon, David supported Alcon’s pharmaceutical and medical device business units, as well as global R&D. David was responsible for establishing, embedding and enforcing policies pertaining to the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the Physician Payment Sunshine Act, the PhRMA and AdvaMed Codes, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
David earned a BA from the University of Texas and a JD from Harvard Law School. After law school, David clerked for the honorable Barbara Lynn of the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas. He also practiced commercial litigation and was a member of Pfizer’s legal division, where he supported Pfizer’s US Primary Care and Oncology Business Units.