Tom is an experienced health care finance executive and a nationally recognized expert in public payer and private insurance reimbursement. He comes to us after more than 20 years at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) where he most recently served as senior director of finance.
In that role, Tom directed the hospital reimbursement team, guiding such key tasks as revenue optimization, financial reporting, regulatory compliance, and rate setting and pricing. Tom’s financial expertise was called upon to assist teams engaged in ACO development, electronic health records and other IT transformation, quality improvement, and risk management.
Previously Tom served in a variety of roles at UMHS, including revenue cycle officer, interim chief financial officer and director of accounting and reimbursement. Under Tom’s leadership, a revenue enhancement project was launched, yielding substantial annual increases. He oversaw development of a new capital allocation process, participated in the sale of a managed care company, and successfully navigated third party payer appeals.
Tom also worked for more than 12 years at Ernst and Young, where as a CPA he provided audit and advisory services, mostly in the health care industry.
He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.