Harness Federal Programs to Drive Growth

Harness Federal Programs to Drive Growth

The federal government has incentivized the use of data to drive improvement in COVID tracking, measuring COVID impacts, improving population and mental health and addressing health inequities. Analytics
is critical for assessing data, discovering gaps and delivering quick-win recommendations leading to outsize gains.

S-10 Solutions

S-10 Solutions

S-10 reporting now impacts the majority of your organization’s uncompensated care reimbursement. Not only to ensure the health of your hospital but also the health of your community. With $8 billion in uncompensated care DSH funds available, the time to act is now.

Dandy Taylor

Dandy Taylor

Dandy Taylor is a senior manager of technology and development for HORNE REDi Health. He primarily focuses on developing, communicating and implementing a technical strategy around the delivery of healthcare analytics to clients.

Stephanie Fowler

Stephanie Fowler

Stephanie Fowler is a senior manager in the healthcare practice at HORNE where she specializes in helping clients improve their financial performance by providing customized accounting solutions that include financial statements and forecast, accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing, income allocation and key metrics.

Claire Adams

Claire Adams

Claire Adams is a senior manager of analytic engineering and growth for HORNE REDi Health. She specializes in developing scalable analytic processes, training and growing analytic skillsets in small hospital systems, accountable care organizations (ACOs), physician practices and more.

Sam Turman

Sam Turman

Sam Turman is a senior manager of assessments and IP development for HORNE REDi Health. He oversees scaling assessment offerings from the HORNE REDi Health business unit and leads and informs intellectual property development. Additionally, he helps identify the best use of people, processes and technology for improving financial, operational and clinical outcomes for rural healthcare communities.  He is passionate about leveraging analytic best practices and techniques to continually improve rural healthcare delivery.

The Power of a CFO and COO in One

The Power of a CFO and COO in One

As a dentist do you ever find yourself struggling with the business side of running your practice and/or multiple practice locations? Would you like to be able to visually see both your financial and clinical data in one place?

Decision Point – Episode One

Decision Point – Episode One

Episode 1 of Decision Point: America’s long-term care community wants to keep stimulus payments to stay afloat yet facility owners find themselves searching for reimbursable ways to spend. With so many strings attached, learn how you can spend the money and maintain compliance with federal rules and regulations.

Decision Point – Episode Four: The Scoop on Reimbursable Physical Therapy Programs for COVID Recovery Patients

Decision Point – Episode Four: The Scoop on Reimbursable Physical Therapy Programs for COVID Recovery Patients

Chris Hannibal, Doctorate of Physical Therapy for Progressive Health, explains how a physical therapy program is a win-win for patients and LTC facility owners. Patients are recovering with no rebounds and facilities can reimburse expenses associated with the program. In this episode, you will learn about a program that has identified symptoms physical therapy directors should look for to establish recovery goals and patient therapy schedules and how to get reimbursed for those allotted therapies.

Decision Point – Episode Five: Secure Your Network

Decision Point – Episode Five: Secure Your Network

Increased use of telemedicine puts many long-term care facilities at risk, and cyber-criminals are already targeting healthcare organizations which can adversely impact health information technology, medical communications, and patient and resident safety. Ryan Wallace from HORNE Cyber joins us on this episode to share 5 best practices to help keep your network secure.

Decision Point – Episode Seven: COVID-19 Vaccine: Myths vs Facts

Decision Point – Episode Seven: COVID-19 Vaccine: Myths vs Facts

Courtney Bishnoi, Vice President of Quality and Programs at the American Health Care Association and National Center of Assisted Living joins this episode to promote the adoption of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. AHCA/NCAL launched the #GetVaccinated campaign as a way to share strategies to improve staff vaccination rates, debunk myths, and share important facts about the vaccine. They have made available important resources you can access at getvaccinated.us.

Reimbursement & Advisory for Long-Term Care

HORNE’s healthcare team provides clinical and financial insights to help optimize reimbursements, protect margins and identify solutions to capitalize on opportunities to increase efficiency and profitability.

Startup

Propel your dental practice forward by maximizing your earnings from the beginning.

Debbie Wyatt

Debbie Wyatt

Debbie Wyatt serves as the operations manager for healthcare services at HORNE. She focuses on strategic initiatives, maximizing resources and improving processes. She provides financial and decision support including oversight of expenditures, financial analysis, and development of an annual budget and business plan. She also oversees an administrative support team and assists in the education and communication of firmwide policies across the team.

Christina Street

Christina Street

Christina Street is a partner at HORNE where she works collaboratively to serve healthcare organizations across the US. She specializes in physician contracting arrangements for large multi-facility health systems to single-physician medical practices, which includes the development and implementation of physician compensation modeling and fair market value contractual agreements.

Lisa Nothstine

Lisa Nothstine

Lisa Nothstine is a senior manager in healthcare services at HORNE. She is a part of the firm’s physician services division where she provides consulting services to medical groups and hospitals related to compensation valuation for physician employment, medical director services, call coverage services, stipends, management services and other hospital/physician contractual relationships.

Leigh Ellen Madden

Leigh Ellen Madden

Leigh Ellen serves as a business development senior manager in healthcare at HORNE. Her primary role is to develop and execute plans for strategic growth. She is experienced in marketing and trade association management as well.

Allison Little

Allison Little

Allison Little is an outsourced CFO that works with medical practices to achieve goals and advance growth. She provides financial strategies, based on trend analysis and projections, to give insights and opportunities for success. She is recognized for improving financial performance by providing customized accounting solutions that include accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing, payroll, income allocation, key metrics and measurements, financial statements and forecasts.

Chrissy Leggett

Chrissy Leggett

Chrissy collaborates with medical practices to forecast the future and plan for success. She also serves as an interim CFO for medical practices, where her strength is to quickly analyze the financial situation, and recommend steps to create stability or build on success.

Clint King

Clint King

Clint King is a partner in healthcare services at HORNE. He oversees audits primarily for healthcare and nonprofit organizations. He specializes in providing insights through data analytics in audit and revenue cycle consulting projects.  He also has in-depth experience with complex healthcare revenue recognition issues, patient receivable functions and related cash flow improvement opportunities.

Tony R. Jones

Tony R. Jones

Tony R. Jones is a tax services senior manager in healthcare services for HORNE LLP. He provides tax services, specializing in employee benefits. Tony joined HORNE in 2004 and has more than 15 years of experience.

Chip Hutzler

Chip Hutzler

Chip Hutzler is a valuation director and compliance consultant for HORNE healthcare focused on helping clients comply with various health laws that impact them, including Stark, Anti-Kickback, False Claims Act, HIPAA, EMTALA, Medicare Conditions of Participation, IRS Regulations and state and local healthcare laws. Chip also serves as a legal advisor and subject matter expert advising clients and project teams on the design and implementation of federally-funded recovery programs.

Mickey Hannon

Mickey Hannon

Mickey is a director for HORNE specializing in business accounting and consulting for healthcare clients. He serves for-profit and nonprofit clients by providing real-time financial information, reducing costs associated with business operations, and streamlining their accounting processes. He provides business advisory services in the areas of startups, mergers and dissolutions, outsourced accounting, compensation modeling, industry benchmarking, contract CFO, and business restructuring.

Laura Gillenwater

Laura Gillenwater

Laura is a senior manager at HORNE with over ten years of experience dedicated to healthcare reimbursement & advisory. She works closely with her clients to optimize reimbursement and serves entities that span the entire health care continuum. Laura specializes in medical education reimbursement (IME/DGME) and serves as HORNE’s in-house IRIS database expert.

Amie T. Dean

Amie T. Dean

Amie is a tax senior manager in HORNE’s healthcare services practice. She primarily provides tax and consulting services to nonprofit and healthcare entities, including hospitals, doctor groups and physicians.

Lori Crocker

Lori Crocker

Lori is a senior manager in healthcare services at HORNE LLP. Her work includes preparation of Medicare/Medicaid cost reports for hospitals and other healthcare facilities. She provides support for Medicare and Medicaid audits and is experienced in the preparation of Medicaid eligibility studies for hospitals.

Florence Bauer

Florence Bauer

Florence is a senior manager in healthcare assurance at HORNE. She primarily focuses on assurance review and consulting services to healthcare entities such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, retirement facilities and companies providing pharmacy services. She specializes in accounting and auditing standards for healthcare, governmental and nonprofit entities.

Jarrod Barraza

Jarrod Barraza

Jarrod Barraza serves as a senior manager in the healthcare valuation service line at HORNE where his practice focuses on business valuation and transaction consulting services in the healthcare industry. Jarrod joined the firm in 2019. Prior to joining HORNE, Jarrod served as a manager in a national healthcare valuation and consulting firm and as an intern at a boutique business valuation and litigation support firm.

Succession

DENTAL PRACTICES Succession Get the optimum price for your practice when it’s time to sell. Secure optimum value for your practice. After patient care, a main goal of a practice owner should be to maximize the economic benefits achieved from the eventual change in...

HIPAA Privacy & Security

HEALTHCARE HIPAA Privacy & Security Create an effective compliance program to identify your organization’s level of compliance and prioritize areas of improvement. Your privacy and security matter. Today, it’s not a matter of if your IT will be compromised, but...

Healthcare Analytics

HORNE REDi Health helps community and rural hospitals assess data, discover gaps and deliver quick-win recommendations leading to outsized gains.

Cybersecurity

HEALTHCARE Cybersecurity Our cyber assurance specialists help you protect vital patient information and lower the risks of potentially costly cyber attacks. Cybersecurity is today’s number one business risk. With cybercrime on the rise, the patients and...

Managed Accounting Services

In today’s environment, you face an array of challenges. Patient satisfaction. Shifting regulations. Burnout. Dealing with payers. Employee turnover. How you manage these challenges impacts your practice’s growth and success.

Reimbursement & Advisory for Hospitals

Our HORNE team offers timely and relevant insights to help optimize reimbursements, protect margins and identify the best opportunities for growth. We evaluate your unique environment and look at the competitive forces to provide financial impact analyses and reveal the best strategies going forward.

Valuation

We offer specialized insight with the most up-to-date valuation guidance and industry trends needed for sound business decisions.

Tax

Tax rules get more complex every year. Every decision you make impacts your tax situation. HORNE knows the vital impact of proactive tax planning.

Risk Management

Risk management involves every facet of your organization, regardless of your industry. We help transform risk into opportunity to give you peace of mind.

Katherine G. Watts

Katherine G. Watts

Everything we do centers on helping our clients achieve their mission and thrive financially in the midst of the healthcare storm. With so many changes happening, that includes collaborating to develop integration strategies, designing fair compensation formulas, Kathy Watts helps clients take steps to improve quality, providing financial modeling, meeting needs for compliance and risk management, advising clients through consolidations, or offering counsel to achieve culture change.

John Wadsworth

John Wadsworth

John Wadsworth is a partner at HORNE REDiHealth where he helps healthcare institutions to turn data into actionable assets. He is skilled at working to design and implement analytic strategy resulting in operational, clinical and financial improvements. His passion for the healthcare industry stems from helping communities leverage data to improve community health with the desired result of strengthening the overall quality of life.

Kade Moody

Kade Moody

Kade Moody helps caregivers navigate the complexities of financial reporting and compliance, particularly as it relates to financing agreements, to help them maintain the cash flow sources necessary to accomplish their business goals. As a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, the leader of our Healthcare Assurance practice and the firm’s Designated Governmental Audit Quality Partner, he am passionate about meeting the needs of clients we serve.

Jeff Grandia

Jeff Grandia

Jeff is a partner at HORNE REDiHealth where he focuses on driving and scaling analytic services in underserved healthcare markets across the country. His passion for supporting underserved populations and communities developed from his extensive knowledge of the healthcare IT industry and his experience with federal government funding.

Rud Blumentritt

Rud Blumentritt

Healthcare is going through tremendous transformation and clients need us now more than ever, particularly as it relates to physician/hospital integration. In helping our clients structure physician/hospital arrangements, Rud Bluementritt is in a unique position to point out areas of concern and suggest workable solutions that are sound and compliant with healthcare regulatory rules, so clients can avoid potential severe, far-reaching penalties.

Managed Accounting Services

The amount of time it takes to oversee routine accounting and financial operation functions is increasing. Let HORNE provide your managed accounting services.

Data & Technology

Data & Technology

Competitive advantage goes to the business that leverages data, automates its workplace & has a solid infrastructure. Transform your data & technology today.

Long-Awaited Stark and Anti-Kickback Regulations Published

Cybersecurity

Reduce exposure to cybersecurity threats. Stay ahead of the ever-changing regulatory requirements and strengthen your cybersecurity posture.

Audit & Compliance

Audit & Compliance

HORNE’s audit and compliance services provide a strategy to institute controls and manage risk and compliance to keep you prepared for opportunity.

SBA 7(a) Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Assistance

SBA 7(a) Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Assistance

Many companies and individuals have applied for funds from the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) Relief Loans Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Our previous communication addresses the recent suspension of the PPP due to inadequate funding. For our clients that did not receive funds or approval prior to the suspension, we will continue to work on completing applications and submitting to lenders in anticipation of additional funds being made available under the PPP. 

Beware: Phishing Emails Target COVID-19 Small Business Loans

Beware: Phishing Emails Target COVID-19 Small Business Loans

It has come to our attention that a new email phishing or “spoofing” scheme is being sent to businesses seeking financial assistance due to COVID-19. The emails are an attempt to scam business owners that have applied, or are considering applying, for Paycheck Protection Program loans backed by the U.S. Small Business Administration. These emails may look legitimate and appear to come from your bank.