Corporate Compliance

"Effective Regulatory Navigation"

                - Rytes Company  


 We can help you have an
effective Compliance Program
that meets or exceeds 
all regulatory requirements.


Our diverse team of
highly qualified professionals
are available 24/7. 


We assist clients across the
nation, employ defensive strategies, 
and accurately predict future
enforcement trends.


Success requires demonstrable actions to help ensure all staff members, vendors, providers, and
volunteers follow federal, state, and local laws

Rytes Company provides and supports customized high-quality
and high-level Compliance programs

A Quick Look Into Our Services

Rytes is a dedicated, full-service corporate compliance firm with many programs and
training options available to our clients including:


We are Operators, Nurses, Administrators, Certified Healthcare Compliance Specialists, Healthcare Attorneys, HR, and IT Professionals who build customized usable compliance systems and provide constant and unparalleled customer training and support.


Our CEO has designed messaging; spoken on behalf of clients; is widely known as an effective communicator in times of need, and has acted as a media contact as well as a spokesperson before public bodies, Departments of Health and several other audiences.


A necessary part of Corporate Compliance is the development and implementation of various audits desgined to identify risk areas related to provision of care, billing, referral relationships and other potential areas of exposure.


If it can happen in a healthcare facility, our leadership has likely dealt with it – from DOJ/OIG/FBI/AG/OMIG/SWAT/MFCU and dozens of other investigations to viral outbreaks. If there’s a crisis, we can help. Rytes is currently providing a host of assistance relating to COVID-19.


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The Secret To Our Success

Our key to success has always been to build strong communitative relationships to compliment our tested compliance tools. We combine legal, clinical, and operational know how with data analytics. The result is a vastly impoved, highly integrated, efficient process that works. Our clients are some of the best operators in the industry and those who are striving to improve. We help already strong operators understand the role that robust compliance has in creating stability and long lasting prosperity. Rytes Company professionals work day in and day out to make sure that We are ahead of the legal, regulatory curve and healthcare trends. We are not merely instructed by the depth of our collective experiences or our professional trainings everyday we grow, learn, and teach the lessons learned through any one of our hundreds of clients.


Rytes Company is indebted to its team of talented professionals. Our key team members hold certifications from HCCA, have multiple advanced degrees in their respective fields, and each have at least 15 years of practical experience. We have been described as smart, practical, and ahead of the curve. Some of us have recently held leadership positions in healthcare organizations, others regularly defend healthcare providers, entities and organizations or recently served in a leadership role in an oversight agency. We all understand both healthcare and enforcement and can help your organization become stronger without creating duplicative work or opening yourself to unnecessary liability.


Each of our clients seeks to improve care and compliance. Our tools and support help clients to be successful and to demonstrate their committment. Rytes Company clients, who are in dozens of states and hundreds of municipalities, share their successes and challenges. This helps us to better serve each and every Rytes Company client.

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Our Team

There are many key elements that give Rytes Company it’s driveThese are 
the professionals that work everyday to make it happen

Aaron Lichtman, JD

CEO/Founding Principal

Chris Johnson, MPA, MHA, LNHA, CHC 


Marie O’Connor, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN

Chief of Staff

Daniel Coyne, JD

Legal Partner

Darshna Dave, CPHIMS

Data Analytics Partner

Susan Almeida, RN, BSN, LNHA, CHC

Registered Nurse/Quality & Compliance Specialist

Katherine O’Brien, JD, CHC

Healthcare Litigation & Compliance Specialist

Kimberly Howard, MSW

Human Resource Professional

Tara Rosenbaum, JD

Healthcare Finance, Transactional & Compliance Counsel

Eileen Churchill

Compliance Specialist/Special Assistant
to CEO

Donald Ponzini

Information Technology Business Partner

Dawn Kubie


Molly Baselice

Lead Administrator/Billing Coordinator


We quantify our performance by generating and comparing statistics — tunneling through data
to obtain information on aspects of our company that holds the most value to our clients.

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Client 4-year Retention Rate

Red Envelope Response

Client Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say!

The superior counsel we receive 
from Rytes Company gives
us the peace of mind
we need in an ever-changing
healthcare environment.


New York

We love the Red Envelope
Program. Thank you
Rytes Company 
for helping us through 
our audit!



Rytes is not just reactive — Rytes routinely helps us to
identify and fix our
systemic weaknesses before
issues arise.


Georgia and other states

Rytes Company has been a much-needed addition to our facility. Their programs have all the state and federal elements required and are easily comprehended by all of our staff. 



The ability to contact
a representative
24 hours a day, 7 days a week 
has been invaluable
to our facility. 


New Jersey and other states

We have found that Rytes Company provides unparalleled 
customer service. The response time  
has been incomparable in
our experience.



It has been such a 
pleasure to work  
with Rytes. We hope to 
use them for years
 to come. 


Illinois and other states

We have been extremely pleased
with the work ethic of the
 Rytes Company staff,
not just in quality but
efficiency and promptness.



Rytes Company is a leader 
in the industry, they provide exceptional guidance
and attentiveness with 
their training and programs. 


New York and other states

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within Rytes Company


OIG 2-Year Work Plan 2019-2020

Rytes Company keeps track of present and future OIG Work Plans to make sure that if anything in the realm of compliance affects our client we are ahead of the[…]

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Chris Johnson & Katherine O’Brien take Verona – with a stop at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino on behalf of NYSHFA/NYSCAL

On Wednesday, September 25th NYSHFA/NYSCAL will host a pre-conference to the Nurse Leadership Conference. This is a one-day educational workshop in which Mr. Johnson and Mrs. O’Brien will be speaking[…]

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