Krista has more than 18 years of experience in the government health care arena. She is responsible for the supervision, management of daily workloads, and mentoring and training of staff and senior accountants, particularly for the Idaho nursing facility project. She works on consulting projects for the state of Idaho, which included implementing a quality-based supplemental payment system and developing a modified nursing facility rate system. She also consulted with Alaska on implementing a case-mix reimbursement system for their nursing facilities.
More recently, Krista gained experience in designing cost surveys, compiling cost data, and calculating rates for home and community-based service in multiple states. She has additional project experience that includes setting rates for federally qualified health center providers, hospital and home health agency cost settlements, and various disproportionate share hospitals. She reviews interim and final hospital cost settlements for Idaho hospitals, out-of-state hospitals, and home health agencies, and she has developed cost surveys and compiled results for various waiver program services.
She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Montana State University
- Project management.
- Design, development, and implementation of case mix rate-setting and reimbursement systems.
- Design and development of cost surveys.
- Quality-based supplemental payment system implementation.
- Data management.
- Rate calculation and setting for federally qualified health center providers.
- Cost settlement reviews.
- Staff mentoring and training.
“Myers and Stauffer is committed to exceeding client expectations. The accumulated knowledge and collaborative environment of our team provides us with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of our clients”
— Krista Stephani