Wayne is a Partner on the DHG Healthcare Revenue Cycle & Compliance team with over 25 years of experience in healthcare finance assisting clients in such areas as revenue cycle financial and operational performance improvement, and reimbursement and compliance services. He has worked with large health systems, academic medical centers, regional hospitals, physician practices, post-acute care settings, home infusion and DME providers through the course of his career. He has focused on both financial improvement and clinical documentation improvement initiatives, fraudulent claims defenses and self-disclosures, representing clients in the capacity of the Independent Review Organization (IRO), identifying and quantifying impacts of billing edits and denials and assisting with managing broader operational improvement projects.
DHG Healthcare is the largest industry segment within Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP. Our practice assists healthcare providers in boldly pursuing Risk Capability. Successful navigation of that journey requires actionable analytics, purposeful revenue transformation, and insightful strategic planning.
Wayne is a guest speaker/presenter for numerous healthcare industry forums and webcasts covering topics including ICD-10 preparedness, Revenue Cycle performance improvement, Bundled Payment initiatives, fraud and abuse and other compliance topics.
Prior to joining DHG in 2014, Wayne has served in leadership roles devoted to the healthcare industry with a Big Four professional services firm and another nationally recognized healthcare consulting firm. He began his career in public accounting performing financial statement audits and preparing Medicare and Medicaid cost reports for hospital and healthcare system clients.Wayne is a CPA licensed in the State of Georgia and is currently engaged in various financial, reimbursement, and revenue cycle performance improvement initiatives leads the firm's Clinical Documentation Integrity and Coding and Documentation Compliance activities