With over 18 years of experience in healthcare reimbursement, Scott represents a significant value-add to any project in healthcare finance. Throughout his career, Scott has held various roles which has given him a deep well of direct knowledge from which to draw. These experiences combined with his technical acumen and attention to detail to ensure that when an organization leverages Scott’s expertise, they maximize their financial opportunities.
Scott’s previous role as a Senior Healthcare Consultant at a regional public accounting firm involved him in NYS performance audits for over thirty hospitals. Additionally, Scott has been an Auditor III with National Government Services (NGS) and a Medicare Administrative Contractor. In his time with NGS, Scott became intimately familiar with cost reports and Medicare rates for Academic Health Systems, large acute hospitals, and Critical Access Hospitals, in addition to Medicare Bad Debts and Disproportionate Share (DSH) preparations. There, Scott also coordinated the IRIS database for NY hospitals and played a pivotal role in the J12 transition. Now, at M.S. Hall, Scott is responsible for cost reports, Medicare Low Volume Adjustments, Medicare DSH listings, wage index, New York State hospital rates, third-party reimbursement maximization analyses, rate appeals filings and re-openings, and more. Scott has also been auditing third-party accounts as part of the overall financial statement audits for various NYS healthcare entities.
Scott received a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Management from SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome. Scott is also an active member of the Central New York Healthcare Financial Management Association.