Authors

Eddie Phibbs

Eddie Phibbs, CPA, Director of Health Care Payment Strategies
Eddie has more than 20 years of health care reimbursement experience. He works with numerous hospitals across the nation to improve their Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. While Eddie specializes in PPS Hospitals and Academic Medical Centers Reviews, he prepares cost reports for facilities of a variety of size. He manages projects on a national level, including Wage Index, DSH, IME/GME, Occupational Mix and Cost Report Assessments.

Marie White

Marie White, CPA, Reimbursement Manager
Marie has more than 20 years of health care industry experience. She manages and participates in the cost reporting preparation process for Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare for hospitals, home office, rural health clinics, HHA and other provider types. Marie monitors all applicable federal and state regulations related to Medicare and Medicaid cost reporting to ensure compliance.

Michael Smith

Michael Smith, SPA, Reimbursement Senior Manager
Michael has more than 32 years of health care reimbursement experience. In addition, he has more than 31 year of experience with Medicare Administrative Contractor specializing in Medicare cost report audit and reimbursement. Michael served for eight years as a member of the Medicare Audit and Reimbursement Committee, which provided guidance to CMS on audit and reimbursement policies and procedures. He’s experienced in Medicare and Medicare reimbursement issues involving PPS Hospitals, including EHR, IME/GME, DSH, Bad Debts, SCH and PRRB Appeals.