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Keith Siddel is a nationally prominent healthcare finance expert who has provided advice on Regulatory Compliance and the Revenue Cycle issues for numerous multi-billion dollar integrated healthcare systems.  Mr. Siddel has over 30 years of experience in healthcare finance, information systems, operational and compliance expertise in a wide variety of healthcare settings.  He has worked with hospitals, physician practices, hospital based and free standing day surgery centers, clinics, ancillary diagnostic centers and fully integrated healthcare providers.  Mr. Siddel worked as a trauma nurse and EMT early in his career and he has drawn upon this experience to create a unique perspective of healthcare by blending the clinical and financial objectives.  It is this same integrated healthcare business experience that he now brings to his legal clients. 

Mr. Siddel has directed, managed and participated in many compliance investigations, audits and correction plans for healthcare providers.  He is Certified in Healthcare Compliance by The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)™.*   He has worked on Medicare, Commercial Payers and Self Funded reimbursement and compliance projects nationwide. 

Drawing upon his hands-on experiences he has authored publications and spoken on a myriad of healthcare topics including recently; Emergency Room Charging and Operations, Hospital Acquired Conditions & Present on Admission, Never Events, Healthcare Transparency, RAC Response Models, ICD-10, OR Charge Structure, Budgeting and Infusion/Injection Coding, Clinical Documentation, Collections, Billing Compliance, Medicare/Commerical Denials and Hospital Pricing to name a few. He has presented on key healthcare topics on behalf of the  AMA, HFMA ,OR Manager, Hospital Associations , AHIMAACDISHCPRO and individual provider organizations. 

Mr. Siddel holds a B.S. degree in Business as well as Master of Business Administration with a focus in healthcare finance. He completed the advanced course work for a Doctorate of Philosophy with a specialization in Healthcare Finance at Virginia Commonwealth University. He was awarded a Juris Doctorate from Kaplan University.

As an Entrepreneur, Mr Siddel founded his first company in 1991 and since that time he has founded or co-founded nine companies, primarily in healthcare and hospitality.  As an experienced business leader he worked with the Colorado Small Business Development Centers to provide business and financial advice to a wide variety of start up companies in a wide range of fields including telecom, retail, nursing, ranching and hospitality.

Mr Siddel is a member of the California State Bar, the American Bar Association's Health Law Section, the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, and the American Health Lawyers Association.  He is also a member of the Healthcare Financial Managers Association and Health Care Compliance Association.

*This is not the same as being a certified specialist, certified directly by The State Bar of California or an organization accredited by the State Bar to certify such attorneys.  The State Bar of California does not recognize a specialty for Healthcare Law or Healthcare Compliance

 

 

 

 

 

 

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