How Maria Can Help Medical and Dental Practices, Health Facility and other Ancillary Providers

Maria Todd specializes in training and coaching clinicians and hospital managers and executives on the skills, tactics, and strategies needed to negotiate better insurance reimbursement contracts. She does this by teaching them how to differentiate their brands, articulate their brand strength to insurance companies and present their outcomes data to insurers, employers and labor unions during pre-contract negotiations.

She provides a distinct blend of consulting services that combine decades of experience in healthcare marketing and third party reimbursement contract analysis and negotiations with work as a former surgical nurse, health law paralegal, mediator, and experience working on the health plan side as a director of provider contracting.

When readers apply the contracting principles she writes about in her textbooks and blog articles, they increase their reimbursement by about 10–15% in the first year and another 5–10% the second year. When they attend her Master Class workshops, they learn even more about how to pivot, change, and revise their payer contracting strategies by incorporating brand messaging into their mindsets, skill sets, and tool sets.

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Contract Reviews

Find Loopholes and Risks

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Denied Claims Appeals

Get What You're Owed

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Negotiation Stalemates

Rate Negotiations

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Dispute Resolution

Mediation & Arbitration

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Bundled Pricing

Case Rate Pricing

Learn how Maria Todd has been successfully developing and negotiating bundled case rates for hospitals, surgeons, IPAs, PHOs and MSOs since the mid 1990s. Continue

Panel Lockouts

Lockouts and Terminations

Ask Maria Todd to help you find an alternative approach if you've been locked out of a contract or terminated for no cause. Continue

Managed Care Training

Training & Coaching

View 2018 Managed Care Training Courses

Learn about onsite training and Master Class workshops open to industry professionals offered by Maria Todd on a variety of complex managed care topics. Continue

Maria Offers a Complimentary 15-minute Introductory Call

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Rush Reviews

Quick Reviews

Maria Todd can help you meet a negotiation deadline and complete a review if your contract analyst is unavailable. Continue

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Employer Direct Contracting

Were You Aware...

Maria Todd can help you negotiate with self-funded employers, healthcare purchasing coalitions, association plans and labor unions. Continue

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