Area(s) of expertise: Medicare Reimbursement
Summary of expertise:
Trahan H. Whitten is an industry leader in Medicare reimbursement, mergers and acquisitions of hospitals and healthcare organizations, and strategic healthcare financial management. Whitten's work in the government programs and reimbursement area includes:
-Led numerous labor and non-labor operational cost reduction and realignment engagements, enabling clients to benchmark by department inpatient and outpatient costs, comparing them to similar facilities with a focus on more efficient delivery of high quality care.
-Redesigned the operations, reimbursement and cost reporting divisions for large organizations including three of the nation’s largest healthcare chain organizations.
-Directed diverse third-party reimbursement engagements for healthcare systems, hospitals, nursing homes and home health agencies including preparation, appeals, RCL and TEFRA exceptions, and source documentation review of Medicare, Medicaid, OSHPD, HMSA 65C+ cost and compliance reports.
Blog/Web site: http://www.hfsconsultants.com/bio-trahan-whitten.shtml
Master’s degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University
Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah.
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