Meet Maria Todd

Special Expertise

  • Healthcare Business Consulting
  • Contract Analysis & Negotiation
  • Medical Travel Operations
  • Medical Tourism Destination Development
  • ASC Administration
  • Healthcare Cost Containment for Employers
  • Former HMO Provider Contracting Mgr
  • Former TPA Owner
  • Former OR Nurse
  • Former Firefighter-EMT
  • Health Law Paralegal
  • Google-certified in Digital Marketing
  • FEMA-certified in Healthcare Disaster Recovery
  • BLS / ACLS Current Certification
  • HFMA Follmer Bronze Award
  • HFMA Reeves Silver Award
  • HFMA Muncie Gold Award
  • HFMA Distinguished Speaker Award (x5)
  • Editorial Board: Several Publications
AT-A-GLANCE

Year Started in
Practice

1983

Accepting New Clients?

Yes

Home
Airport

St George, Utah
Airport: (SGU)

Passport

USA

Client
Types

  • Hospitals
  • ASCs
  • Physician Groups
  • Concierge  & DPC Physicians
  • Labs
  • Imaging Providers
  • Investors
  • Attorneys
  • Self-Insured Employers
  • Government Agencies
  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Pharma
  • Medical Device, and
  • Insurers

Intellectual Property
Rights

20 Books published
3 Software programs
2 Trademark registrations
Patents pending

International
Recognition

  • Academician – Ukrainian Academy of Health & Human Rehabilitation
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards – Medical Tourism

Language
Fluencies

English

SERVICES OFFERED

Reimbursement & Contracting

Clinic – Physician Consulting

Investors, Tech & Pharma

  • SME Market Insights
  • Market Penetration
  • Product & Program Evaluation
  • Payor Contracts Strategy
  • Payor Contracts Negotiation
  • Brand Development
  • Brand Audits
  • Mystery Shopping
  • Business Plan Review
  • Concept & Prototype Evaluation / Verification
  • Red Teaming / FMEA

Training & Professional Development

  • Master Class Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Webinars
  • Onsite Training
  • Private Coaching
  • Sales Team Training & Development
  • Association Events
  • Corporate Events & Retreat Workshops

Dispute Resolution

Provider-Employer Contracting

Guidance, tips and actionable insights to help benefits managers reduce their annual benefit spend while designing high-satisfaction benefit packages for employees.

CURRENT AFFILIATIONS

COMPANIES

  • AskMariaTodd™ (Principal)
  • St George Surgical Center, LLC (Director, Business Development)
  • SurgeryShopper.com (Chief Transformation Officer, SME)
  • Higowell (Shareholder, SME)

SOFTWARE PRODUCTS

  • Managed Care Contract Analyzer v2.0
  • Higowell Medical Tourism Marketplace
  • Higowell h-PriceBETA (Bundled surgery pricing calculator)
  • Surgery Price Comparison Tool v3.1
CONFIRMED SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

USA

26 October 2019 – Chicago – Becker’s ASC 26th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs Medical Travel Program Development for ASCs: Direct Contracts with Employers and Unions”

international

23 October 2019 – PanaSalud DEVELOPMENT OF THE MEDICAL TOURISM CLUSTER: From Individual Stakeholder to a National Medical Tourism Strategy”