Wipfli LLP’s Health Care Consulting expands its revenue cycle service offering
November 8, 2012
Wipfli LLP, a leading professional services firm to the health care industry
, announced today it has expanded its revenue cycle service offering. In addition to expanding the range of revenue cycle improvement solutions, the firm has enhanced its team with the recent addition of seasoned professionals John Bartell
and Rochelle Dahmen.
“The expansion of this practice demonstrates Wipfli’s strong commitment to serving health care organizations and meeting their ever-changing needs,” said Rick Dreher
, the firm’s managing partner.
With more than 33 years of clinical, audit, and assurance experience, Bartell is a partner and co-leader in Wipfli LLP’s revenue cycle
consulting practice, with expertise in clinical, financial, and compliance criteria. Prior to joining Wipfli, Bartell was an owner of Bay Area Healthcare Consulting, a consulting firm, and EBB Coding Solutions, a subsidiary coding company. He also held several positions with a Medicare Fiscal Intermediary, including Medical Review Specialist, Fraud Investigator, Contract Coordinator, and Customer Service Manager, where he acquired extensive knowledge of medical coverage criteria and coding and billing requirements and a thorough knowledge of applicable federal regulations. He guides health care providers on Medicare compliance, coding, and billing while assisting them to optimize their revenues.
Dahmen joined Wipfli as a senior consultant specializing in health care revenue cycle and technology implementations. During her years serving the industry, Dahmen assisted health systems throughout the country with chargemaster assessment, compliance, charge capture process improvement, fee analysis, and reimbursement issues. She brings strong analytical skills and thorough understanding of the health care revenue cycle that allow her to quickly identify issues and create solutions to improve revenue cycle performance. In addition, Dahmen is certified in Epic Resolute Professional Billing application software and has significant systems implementation experience in ambulatory care settings.