A Team Approach to Solving Healthcare Business Challenges
The evolving and specialized nature of regulatory and business issues facing physicians and other healthcare providers often calls for collaboration with skilled consultants with special expertise and even other lawyers. Over the years, we have formed relationships with many professionals who we may call upon to assist us or our clients in addressing particular healthcare-related business issues. Our network of relationships with excellent consultants and other legal counsel is a valuable asset used for our clients to ensure the highest quality and level of protection for our clients’ interests.
Customer Care Coordinator
Hamil Little PC
Hannah is the first voice you’ll hear when you contact Hamil Little, and she’s dedicated to helping our clients. She provides the attorneys at Hamil Little with solid and reliable assistance and is motivated to provide efficient professional service to our clients and support to attorneys and staff.
Director of Operations & Business Development
Hamil Little PC
Christina oversees Hamil Little’s finance, administrative operations, and marketing efforts and manages staff members at the firm. Other than her general responsibility to direct firm administrative operations, Christina also plans for the changing needs of the firm, develops and implements processes to aid firm operations and business procedures, and works closely with the Lead Attorney in our commitment to providing quality service to our valued clients and their legal matters. She endeavors to provide support to our attorneys in the delivery of excellent case results through strong client relationships and clear communications.
Disclaimer: Each of the individuals, companies and entities listed below are independent and not employed by or a part of this law firm.
Healthcare Consulting Services
Andy Garrard, MHA
Medical Management Associates, Inc.
Andy Garrard, MHA joined MMA as a Senior Associate in 2018. His areas of concentration involve all aspects of healthcare delivery including hospital/physician alignment strategies, fair market valuation services, practice operations, start-ups, financial analysis and compensation planning, managed care reimbursement, and electronic medical records (EMR) systems.
Mr. Garrard has been involved in strategy and operations improvement since 2000 with a focus in healthcare delivery since 2008. He has developed an expertise in all areas of practice management including healthcare systems integration. His career began with PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM, delivering supply chain and operations consulting to Fortune 50 clients. Before joining MMA, Mr. Garrard led Emory Eye Center, one of the nation’s top specialty care programs at Emory Healthcare, supporting Grady Health System, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and the Atlanta VA Medical Center. He has significant experience in the specialty of ophthalmology, integrating with optometry, pathology, neurology, dermatology, plastic surgery, ENT, pediatrics, and primary care.
Mark A. Rosenberg, CPA
Rosenberg & Company, P.C. Certified Public Accountants
Mark A. Rosenberg, C.P.A. is the founder of Rosenberg & Company, P.C. Certified Public Accountants. The firm provides tax, accounting and advisory services to professional practices with a concentration on physicians. He has experience with allergy & immunology, anesthesiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, primary care, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, OB/GYN, ophthalmology, pathology, pediatrics, oncology, surgery, nephrology, ENT, orthopedics, optometry, endocrinology, and perinatology.
Mark’s main focus is on tax planning, entity selection, strategic planning including entry or withdrawal of partner/shareholder, physician compensation planning including implementation, reconciliation of revenue, and preparation of key performance indicators compared to specialty benchmarks including accounts receivable aging, collection percentages, and payer mix, to name a few.
CEO and Founder
PMG Revenue Management
Dr. Polglase is the CEO and founder of PMG Revenue Management, a revenue cycle and clinical documentation improvement consulting firm located in Augusta, Georgia. He is a board-certified Emergency Physician with over 20 years of clinical experience in emergency and hospital medicine as well as an attorney. His revenue cycle experience includes hospital-based physician coding and billing, denial management for hospital and physician claims, audit defense, and compliance program development and review. In the area of clinical documentation improvement (CDI) he is certified by the American Health Information Management Association as an inpatient coder and clinical documentation improvement practitioner. His CDI experience includes CDI program development, case reviews, physician instruction, data capture and quality reporting as well as EMR template design. He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, State Bar of Georgia, American Health Information Management Association and Healthcare Financial Management Association. He is also certified by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.
Medical Practice Consulting
Susan Fink Childs, FACMPE
Evolution Healthcare Consulting
As the founder of Evolution Healthcare Consulting, Susan Childs has over 30 years of experience directly in healthcare and is a Board-Certified Fellow. Her established professionalism with trusted and proven approaches helps practices establish conscious processes and experiences that encourage and promote self-awareness, creating high performance teams.
Over time in practice, her experiences include skills related to operations, personnel, front desk collections, communication, customer service workshops, revenue cycles, new practice set-up, and change management.
Susan is also an author and recognized national presenter for organizers such as MGMA, ASCENT, AAP, ACC, AAOE, and the AMA. She also served as the ACMPE Forum Rep and Advancement Chair with MGMA for 10 years.
With every project, her objective is to help build compassionate, accessible care while ensuring the impactful value of each staff member is recognized and valued.
Compliance and Medical Audits
Daniel L. Johnson
Dan Johnson is the founder of Healthcare Compliance Advisors, LLC. HCCALLC is a consulting company that for many years has served physicians, physician groups, hospitals, laboratories, and numerous other types of healthcare businesses in compliance matters, including:
- Medicare/Medicaid/Third Party Payer Audit Defense
- Fraud and Abuse
- Voluntary Compliance Programs
- Individual and Corporate Integrity Agreements
- Coding and Documentation Reviews
- HIPAA Compliance
Healthcare Compliance Advisors, LLC
11135 N Euclid Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64155
Brian L. Tuttle
Brian Tuttle is a Certified HIPAA Professional and Auditor who has substantial experience in HIPAA and HIPAA-related IT matters and helps healthcare providers throughout the United States. His engagements typically involve the following types of matters:
- HIPAA/HITECH Audit
- HIPAA Risk Assessments
- HIPAA Custom Policies
- HIPAA Business Associate Audit
- HIPAA Software and Website Compliance
- Staff Training regarding HIPAA/HITECH
- HIPAA Breach Investigation
- IT Security
- Intrusion Detection
Pharma/340B Contracted Pharmacies
Rob Woods is a licensed pharmacist, pharmacy owner and consultant. He has special expertise in clinical infusion pharmacy, pharmacy information systems/ automation, and Section 340B contracted pharmacy arrangements. He is nationally known for pharmacist professional services, including all aspects of pharmacy operations and services, start-up, policies and procedures, compliance with Board of Pharmacy and DEA rules and regulations, accreditation standards, and regular oversight through site visits. He provides professional pharmacy and business services to community pharmacies, physician practices, infusion centers and pharmacies, emergency service providers, FQHC’s, and 340B contract pharmacies. He has performed and participated in DEA and Board of Pharmacy audits, CMS Medicare Part D Plan audits of PBMs and major Insurance Carriers, CMS Medicare Ambulatory Surgery Center inspections, and accreditation surveys for several practice settings. He is also an owner of Legacy Pharmacy Solutions, which focuses on helping FQHCs partner with communities to provide comprehensive healthcare and pharmacy services to underserved areas.