Eric has spent the past several years working as a senior-level counting professional, focusing in the areas of tax and audit across multiple markets. During this time, he has developed an expertise in all facets of accounting, including corporate budgeting, financial reconciliations, and financial reporting.
Currently Eric serves as a Reimbursement Analyst on our Provider Reimbursement and Analytics team, working with hospitals of various designations to assist them in optimizing their reimbursement and payment opportunities. His focus includes work with contractual reviews, Cost Report Strategies, and Governmental and third-party appeals and reopens.
Eric holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Ferris State University.
The Physician Services team at The Rybar Group has worked with some of the largest medical groups in the country and has helped to increase revenue and mitigate compliance risks, while optimizing operational effectiveness for clients.
With decades of diverse experience, we can assist with your biggest pain points within your organization and you’ll always have a senior associate working with you to tailor deliverables to fit your unique needs. The Rybar Group focuses on the financial aspect of healthcare and is able to support you with any initiative from documentation audits to preparing for a purchase or sale.
Here’s a sample of the services we offer to medical groups:
Contact Julie Hardy (email@example.com or 810-853-6171) today to arrange for a FREE 10-chart audit to jump-start your improvement activities!
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Although more Americans have health insurance coverage, 25% do not have money or liquid assets to cover their deductible, according to an article in U.S. Money on March 3, 2015. Even if your state has expanded Medicaid, according to the IRS regulation for 2016, HDHP individual policies have out-of-pocket maximums as high as $6,550 and family policies as high as $13,100. HDHP are also required to have deductibles not less than $1,300 for an individual or $2,600 for a family.
Incident to vs. Split/Shared
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MMBA – February 21, 2018
Marisa Elliott Speaking on E&M
MMBA Northern Michigan Chapter – April 6, 2018
Julie Hardy and Jennifer Ishmael – Enhancing Physician Engagement w/ Coding Compliance
AAPC – Saginaw Chapter – April 21, 2018
Julie Hardy – Speaking – Topic TBD
IHIMA – April 23, 2018
Shawn Armbruster Speaking
Michigan Center Rural Health Conference – May 3-4, 2018
Rick Reid and Michael Felczak Co-Presenting
BDO Alliance Conference & Alliance Summit – May 6-9, 2018
Claudine Hildreth Attending
Western MI HFMA Spring Conference – Spring 2018
Rick Reid and Caren Puvalowski Co-Presenting