Alan R. Yuspeh is senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer of Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services. In his position, he is responsible for HCA’s Ethics and Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, Reimbursement and Information Protection departments. Yuspeh is also chairman of HCA’s Sustainability Steering Committee.
Yuspeh is well-known in the field of business ethics and compliance. From 1987 to 1997, he served as coordinator of the Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct. Yuspeh served in 2004 as the national president of the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA), the professional association of healthcare compliance professionals. He was selected by HCCA as the Health Care Compliance Professional of the Year in 1999. He has also served as member of the board of directors of the Ethics Officer Association.
Yuspeh’s career prior to joining HCA was based in Washington, DC, for 24 years. For 15 years of that time, he was in private law practice, as a partner and associate with several large law firms. Yuspeh served as general counsel to the Committee on Armed Services of the United States Senate from 1982 to 1985. He also served as chief-of-staff and legislative assistant for United States Senator J. Bennett Johnston of Louisiana from 1974 to 1978. He began his career as a management consultant in the Washington, DC, office of McKinsey and Company.
Yuspeh has been active in civic affairs in Nashville. He has served as chairman of the board of directors of the Tennessee Repertory Theater; vice chairman of the board of directors of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center; and a member of the board of directors of the Nashville Public Library Foundation, Nashville Public Education Foundation and the Nashville Opera Association. He is a member of the advisory board of Montgomery Bell Academy. He is a former member of the board of directors of the United Way of Middle Tennessee and the Joe C. Davis Outdoor Center of the YMCA, where he was actively involved in the development of an overnight camp at the Center.
Mr. Yuspeh received his bachelor’s degree at Yale University, magna cum laude, with honors in political science and economics. He received a master’s degree in business administration with distinction from Harvard Business School. In 1978, he earned a law degree from Georgetown University, where he was an editor of Law and Policy in International Business, the school’s journal of international law.