Bob is a partner with Myers and Stauffer in our Kansas City office. He has more than 22 years of experience in Medicare and Medicaid auditing and consulting services for state Medicaid agencies and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). He has been involved in numerous reimbursement auditing and consulting engagements including cost reports, managed care, litigation, institutional rate setting, disproportionate share hospital (DSH), Medicaid upper payment limit (UPL) calculations, and children’s hospital graduate medical education (GME) audits.
His experience includes approximately eight years with the Medicare fiscal intermediary, and more than a decade at Myers and Stauffer. Bob currently supervises litigation support, cost report desk reviews, focused audits, and field audits for state Medicaid agencies. His cost report experience includes hospitals, nursing facilities, outpatient therapy providers, community mental health clinics (CMHCs), rural health clinics (RHCs), home health agencies (HHAs), and other home and community-based services (HCBS). He has also assisted states with the development of Medicaid-specific cost reports.
Serving as the lead manager for several of the firm’s DSH audit contracts, Bob has been involved with the firm’s Medicaid DSH audits since the beginning of the first audits for 2005. He has established procedures and protocol for completing the DSH audits in accordance with federal regulations published in the December 19, 2008, Federal Register. Bob has conducted Medicaid DSH audit training sessions for several Medicaid programs to educate hospital providers on the federal DSH audit regulation.
Bob is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.