Kathe Hoots is a Partner in the DHG Healthcare Reimbursement Group and has more than 25 years of experience related to healthcare. Her primary focus is the healthcare regulatory environment and she assists our clients with a vast array of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement services, as well as other related consulting projects. In recent years, Kathe specializes in Medicare and Medicaid Disproportionate Share (DSH). Kathe began her healthcare career working directly for hospitals in accounting and budgeting. She also has hand-on experience in the area of healthcare information systems and installations. Her healthcare background has allowed her to work for a national accounting firm and with a variety of healthcare entities from large urban hospital systems to small rural facilities.