Kathy is Vice President/Financial Services with the Florida Hospital Association. Her responsibilities include monitoring regulatory issues related to Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, Workers’ Compensation, and TRICARE, determining their impact on Florida hospitals, and educating the providers in the state about their implications. She is also responsible for compliance issues related to billing, reimbursement, and HIPAA.
Kathy has over 30 years experience in health care. Prior to joining FHA, Kathy worked with Florida Hospital in Orlando for 18 years. She has held positions in Patients Business, Internal Audit, Systems Management, DRG Management, and as Associate Director of Budget. Prior to leaving Florida Hospital, Kathy held the position of Reimbursement Director.
Currently, Kathy co-chairs the Outpatient Workgroup of the Medicare Technical Advisory Group with CMS. She is a member of American Health Lawyers Association, HFMA, and AAHAM, as well as chairman of the State Uniform Billing Committee and a voting member of the National Uniform Billing Committee. Kathy is a Past President of the Florida Chapter of HFMA. Kathy holds an MBA degree from Rollins College.