Ashleigh is the partner-in-charge of the firm’s Denver office. With more than 15 years of experience, she manages auditing engagements of various health care provider types, and provides consulting services for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing. She oversees the performance of field examinations and desk reviews for community mental health centers, nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities, hospitals, federally qualified health centers, and rural health clinics in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, as well as state Medicaid regulations. Her responsibilities include assigning staff, supervising job performance, and reviewing documents to assure compliance with contracts and performance specifications. Ashleigh attends stakeholder meetings with the Department and provider representatives, wherein she provides data analysis and consulting services, as requested. She works with the Department to evaluate reimbursement methodologies and policies and provides presentations to various stakeholder groups on reimbursement and audit methodologies.
Ashleigh also serves as the project manager for the firm’s Colorado Electronic Health Records Incentive Program payment review engagement. She oversees the on-site and desk reviews of eligible professionals and eligible hospitals participating in the Colorado Medicaid incentive program, assists the Department during the informal reconsideration and appeals processes, and is responsible for the development and updating of the audit guide used by the state of Colorado to seek approval from CMS to administer the Medicaid incentive program.
Ashleigh is a member of our firm’s Quality Control leadership team. She is responsible for developing quality control policies and procedures in accordance with professional standards, and consulting with engagement teams to ensure high quality products are the standard of business. She collaborates with other members of the leadership team to evaluate changes to professional standards that impact our work, and to develop an implementation and communication plan to integrate changes.
Ashleigh is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the Colorado chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Colorado University at Denver
B.S., Mathematical and Computer Science
Colorado School of Mines
- Quality control.
- Verifications, desk reviews, cost reporting, rate setting.
- Electronic health records programs and audits.
- Litigation consultation and support.
- Explanation and analysis of reporting requirements.
“Our people, and their commitment to quality, are the backbone of Myers and Stauffer. We promise our clients vast expertise and the highest caliber work product; I’m proud to be part of an organization that delivers on this promise time after time.”
— Ashleigh Perez