Ann guides clients using her insight from working within the healthcare industry focusing on the many aspects of the Revenue Cycle, Compliance and Financial Management:
• Accounts Receivable (AR) and Denials Management
• Charge Capture and Process Reviews
• Claim and Remittance Reviews
• Coding and Billing including Documentation and Coding Reviews and Trainings
• Cost Analysis and Contract Management
• Financial Benchmarking and Key Performance Measures
• ICD-10 Coding and Education
• Reimbursement Modeling and Impact Analyses
• Staff Development and Training
• Third-Party Billing Initiation and Expansion
Ann is a national trainer and frequently speaks on issues relating to coding, billing, reimbursement and the overall revenue cycle.
She enjoys and works collaboratively with Upstream USA, NYC DOH and SBHC, National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA), National Clinical Training Centers for Family Planning (NCTC), CAI Global, NYS Center of Excellence (NYS COE), Cardea Services, Family Planning Advocates of NYS (FPA), JSI Research and Training Institute (JSI), Planned Parenthoods, Departments of Health and many family planning, STD, and reproductive health providers across the US to improve fiscal sustainability.
Ann has extensive expertise and experience with the NYS Medicaid Ambulatory Patient's Group (APG) payment system since its inception and the issues faced claiming under this system. She has worked closely with Providers and NYS DOH to identify and correct claims, teach payment methodologies and improve coding, internal charging and billing processes.
Ann is an active member of National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) and the NYC LARC Taskforce focusing on removing barriers to providing LARCS as a choice method of contraception.
She serves on the Board of Directors for her local federally-qualified health center (FQHC): Hometown Health Centers as chair of the Governance Committee.
Her education includes a BS in Quantitative Analysis, Business and Financial Management / Computer Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo.
AFC collaborates with other credentialed, seasoned professionals including certified coders to ensure objectives are met and quality results are provided with each and every project. Personal service with attention to detail is part of the AFC mission.
Healthcare | Revenue Cycle
The Revenue Cycle encompasses activities involved with the patient visit to ensure quality healthcare is delivered and your facility is compliantly and completely reimbursed for services provided. AFC's ability to organize complex ideas into easy-to-understand solutions can help assess strengths and vulnerabilities by providing detailed and solution-driven analysis.
Understanding costs and reimbursement is more challenging than ever in the midst of Healthcare Reform. Every day seems to bring change and new requirements. Thoughtful, focused, compliance-oriented analysis can help Providers organize and prioritize goals and successes.
Team-based education is the key to maintaining success within an organization. AFC delivers high quality, interactive training sessions to all levels of management and staff. Whether your group works best rolling up their sleeves around the table, prefers virtual training or requires lecture-based modules, our custom sessions are built to fit your needs.
AFC specializes in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare including:
Family planning, GYN, Adolescent, HIV and STD services.
AFC guides clients using insights gained from working within the healthcare industry
focusing on the many aspects of the Revenue Cycle, Compliance and Financial Management.
AFC is both a NYS and NYC certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE).