Since starting with the firm in 1992, John has performed Medicare and Medicaid audit, desk review, and rate calculation services. As a member of Myers and Stauffer, he provides high-level strategic input to ensure the successful completion of each project.
He is currently overseeing Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) audits for numerous states throughout the country including Connecticut, New Hampshire, Oregon, Rhode Island, and South Carolina. For the states of Georgia, New Hampshire, New Jersey, South Carolina, and Vermont, he manages and reviews field audits and desk reviews of Medicaid cost reports for hospitals, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), and rural health clinics (RHCs). He also manages tentative settlement, final settlement, and interim rate calculations, as well as overseeing the development of standard work papers and procedures, compliance with applicable attestation standards, and workload objectives.
John is a key participant in the health care litigation support practice area providing health care fraud investigation services for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). In addition, he has provided litigation support services and expert witness testimony for the firm’s state Medicaid clients’ cost report appeals.
John is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the states of Maryland, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Vermont. He is also a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP), and a member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association.
B.S., Accounting and Economics
- Health care auditing and accounting with an emphasis on Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement for hospitals and other provider types.
- Medicaid DSH auditing.
- Attestation engagements under government and AICPA standards.
- Fraud investigation and litigation support.
- Medicaid rate setting.
“Whether a governmental health care agency is looking for cost report auditing, rate setting, consulting, program integrity, or fraud investigation services, Myers and Stauffer has the experienced financial and clinical professionals you need to meet any of your challenges.”
— John Kraft