Information about the Medicare Billing Seminar Speakers:
Randy Forrest, began his healthcare career in 1979 as a financial auditor with the fiscal intermediary that is now Riverbend GBA. This initial exposure to healthcare gave him a broad perspective of the industry in that he was responsible for managing financial audits for hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities, chain operations and off-shore captive insurance companies. Subsequently he joined Hospital Corporation of America as a Reimbursement Specialist responsible for reporting and managing hospital Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements, consulting with facility CEO’s, CFO’s and controllers. In 1992 he entered the home health industry as CFO of Willowbrook Health Systems, Inc. where he was responsible for developing and maintaining automated accounting, clinical and budgeting systems as well as handling all third-party reimbursements. He entered the consulting arena in 1994 providing accounting, cost reporting, Federal and State reimbursement negotiations and funds recapture services for the healthcare industry.
Dana Eichler, RN, BS
Dana has 25 years in home care, previously supervised Quality Assurance Department for large agency with over 800 patients, BS, specializing in billing audits, working knowledge of multiple Point-of-Care software packages, expert in regulator and JCAHO issues. Dana is also one of our specialized retroactive/prospective CLIA trainers.