With an extensive background in managed care, Medicare, Medicaid Case Mix, and healthcare policy, and a focus on financial performance, Dina Besirevic is a seasoned healthcare and clinical reimbursement expert.
She joins HMA after serving Villa Healthcare in increasingly senior roles including divisional director of clinical reimbursement. In that role, she increased revenue and Medicare Patient Driven Payment Method (PDPM) use as well as Medicaid Case Mix rates in a number of states over multiple years. She provided leadership across facilities in three states and coordinated efforts around continuing improvement in PDPM. In addition, she provided continuing education to staff and streamlined processes which led to to improved quality measures and outcomes for resident.
During her career, Dina has worked to optimize reimbursement by performing consistent, focused data mining, and implementing change based on those findings. She is also adept at creating and maintaining relationships with healthcare executives and external business partners in order to enhance quality and performance.
Dina is a registered nurse and holds certifications in restorative nursing, resident assessment coordinator-certified advanced nursing, and director of nursing administration. Her clinical experience includes providing hands-on oversight to rehabilitation center operations and restorative nursing programs as well as serving as a charge nurse.
She earned an associate’s degree in science and nursing from Harry S. Truman College in Chicago.