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I split my time between providing assurance services to healthcare systems and hospitals through the Midwest and serving as Plante Moran’s acute care reimbursement practice leader. 

As the acute care reimbursement practice leader, I guide hospitals and health systems through their many challenges, from the uncertainties of healthcare reform to the fact that reimbursements aren’t keeping up with expense growth. We help providers optimize third-party reimbursements, and we have clients all across the country — including Hawaii.

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In 2015, I was the Traverse City Dancing with the Stars winner. It’s given me more respect for professional dancers because I know it’s hard work. It’s amazing I got through it. 

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Cost report review uncovers significant reimbursement opportunities for health system
A key concern for many health systems is getting accurate reimbursement from third-party payors, like Medicare and Medicaid. If not done properly, a health system could be missing out on hundreds of thousands of dollars. Such was the case for Lakeland Health.
Mike Baker
Case Study March 23, 2018 4 min read
Paying for value-based care: Strap in for a bumpy ride back to profitability
Positioning for long-term success in a value-based world requires significant investments in technology, processes, and programs to keep people healthy. But the investments will pay dividends.
Mike Baker
Article July 12, 2016 2 min read