Maria Todd, the dynamic personality driving the AskMariaTodd™ brand since 1979, is a healthcare business management expert passionate about helping organizations organize, contract, market, and grow their revenues and margins.
With an unrivaled background that includes roles as a former group practice, hospital and ASC administrator, OR nurse, health law paralegal, mediator, health plan contract negotiator, provider relations director, and a Google-certified digital marketing expert, Maria’s multifaceted experience brings unmatched value to her clients. Maria is instrumental in the growth of her clients’ cash-pay surgery, price transparency and patient redirection programs. She contracts directly with TPAs and employer and union-sponsored health benefit programs. She also tunes up managed care reimbursement, and tightens up prior authorization and medical necessity procedures and documentations to avoid claim denials and accelerate cash flows.
A Global Influence
Dr. Todd’s private consulting clientele is a testament to her global reach. Health systems, physicians, insurers, unions, attorneys, government authorities across the USA, its territories and protectorates and 120+ other countries. The WHO and many international development banks have tapped her for assistance, insights and guidance.
She specializes in:
- Enhancing revenues and creating new revenue streams
- Identifying opportunities for improvements in market share, operations, and quality
- Preparing organizations for safety accreditation
- Developing business initiatives in health tourism, concierge medicine, and medical travel
An Accomplished Author and Speaker
Authoring 23 internationally-published and peer-reviewed titles, Maria’s thought leadership extends beyond the written word. She is also a sought-after international keynote speaker, inspiring attendees at conferences, symposia, and congresses on health tourism operations and business strategy.
A Legacy of Innovation
For over 40 years, Maria’s innovative approach has seen the launch of new products and services and the refinement of existing approaches for providers and payers. Managing multi-million dollar projects, both in the U.S. and abroad, she assists organizations and investors in building and implementing pioneering programs to grow market share, revenues, and margins.
Maria resides in St George, Utah, with her husband Alan and their three beloved cats. A lover of travel, languages, and al fresco dining, Maria relishes hosting paella parties on the patio and enjoying quality time with friends and family around the world.
Join forces with Maria Todd and the AskMariaTodd™ team to take your healthcare organization to new heights of success. Contact us today to discover how we can tailor our services to meet your unique needs.