With more than 25 years of experience, John serves as project director for many of the firm’s auditing and consulting engagements for state Medicaid agencies.
He has been involved with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from the inception of the contract in 1992. He was previously responsible for the design, development, and implementation of computerized case mix rate setting systems. He maintained direct contact with state agency staff to coordinate the provider, cost, and capital information necessary to establish case mix rates for providers, reviewed all outgoing information to providers for accuracy, and attended state agency and provider advocacy meetings on a regular basis to share information. He determined the provider information necessary to operate a case mix system and assisted with the design and implementation of a method to display and update the information as necessary. He supervised the help desk supporting provider queries concerning minimum data set (MDS) submission and CML reporting..
In Maryland, John is also responsible for coordinating the resources to provide nursing facility, hospital, residential treatment center (RTC), intermediate care facility (ICF)-alcoholic and state facility auditing and rate setting services to ensure medical assistance reimbursements are in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. He assisted the Maryland Department of Health in their development of a case mix reimbursement system for nursing facilities.
Managing an engagement with the Maryland Health Care Commission, John led the team in providing MDS data and long-term care (LTC) planning consulting services. This included providing data analysis and consulting to support the Commission’s planning and policy development for LTC services.
Mr. Dresslar is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
B.S., Accounting and Business Administration
University of Kansas
- Design, development, and implementation of case mix rate setting systems.
- Medicaid reimbursement consulting for state agencies.
- Data management and reporting of cost report and MDS data.
- Consultation on Medicaid rules and regulations.
“The staff of Myers and Stauffer have a commitment to providing high-quality client services in a timely manner. Many state agencies have limited resources and rely on us to provide needed services. I’m happy to work with a group of people who take responsibility for responding to this need seriously.”
— John Dresslar