Catherine "Cathy" Martin, Esq. is the Chief Corporate Compliance Officer for Luminis Health. She is responsible for ensuring Luminis Health and all its affiliated entities are in compliance with federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. In this role, Cathy has oversight for regulatory compliance, corporate compliance, internal audit, billing compliance, and HIPAA privacy.
Cathy has more than 23 years of experience in healthcare, including being a shareholder in one of the more prestigious health care practices in the country, where she served as co-chair of the health law department. In addition to her time in the private sector, Cathy comes to us with extensive government service experience. She has served as senior counsel for the Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Industry Guidance Branch, and most recently was a senior technical advisor at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”). While at CMS, Cathy was a key drafter of the Department of Health and Human Services' "Regulatory Sprint" revising and modernizing the Physician Self-Referral Law to facilitate the transition to value-based health care delivery and payment.
Cathy holds a J.D. with honors from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, and earned her B.A. with honors from Loyola College. Cathy has received numerous honors, including being listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers – Healthcare (Maryland), and being recognized as a recipient of the 2020 CMS Appreciation Award for outstanding innovation and customer service to resolve diverse physician self-referral law and technical payment policy issues for the COVID-19 pandemic.
In her free time, Cathy is a member of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Anne Arundel County, and volunteers helping children in the foster care system.