Has managed healthcare facilities, HMOs, and managed care operations, including hospitals, health plans, PPOs, PHOs, IPAs, PPMs and health insurance companies
His operational experience of over 40 years includes strategic analysis and planning, financial analysis, budgeting, the profitable management of health plans and physician practices, provider/payor relations, and business and market development.
Organizational experience: Alverez & Marsal, New York (West Penn Allegany Health System and Louisiana State University Health System), Cardiovascular Consultants LTD, CORDA Medical Care Inc./Integrated Diagnostic Centers; Sisters of Charity Hospital System, US Family Health Plan, CIGNA Healthcare of Texas, EPIC Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, and Partners National Health Plan (Aetna).
Holds a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University, a Master of Business Administration in Health Services Management and Finance from the University of Dallas, and is currently a Doctor of Business Administration in Finance dissertation candidate at Northcentral University.
Is a published educator and a veteran officer of the U.S. Air Force - Medical Service Corps.
Cheryl E. Hoffman, Vice President of Operations
Results-driven operations, communications, and marketing executive with broad industry experience. Developed brand and communication strategies that target audiences and set companies a step ahead of their competitors. Created segmented communication strategies that include multiple media: web, advertising, PR, publications, videos, social media, and crisis communications.
28 years of experience in consulting with various clients nationwide strategizing operational issues, and creating multi-channel marketing, advertising and communications strategies for healthcare entities
Experience includes operations and marketing/communications with healthcare clients including US Family Health Plan, a national health plan for military beneficiaries, CHRISTUS Health (formerly Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word) the Memorial Sisters of Charity Health Network, St. Joseph Hospital, St. John Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Harris County Hospital District and Twelve Oaks Hospital
Winner of numerous healthcare and non-healthcare marketing awards and is an accomplished publisher and writer
Holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Journalism and Marketing with special emphasis in Public Relations from Texas A&M University
Samantha Cable, CPC, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management
Over 25 years of extensive experience in all aspects of the Revenue Cycle Management process in all specialties; including coding.
Conducts RCM and software overviews for struggling physicians and facilities
Experience includes teaching, educating and auditing physicians’ clinical documentation to ensure maximum reimbursement
Implementation across multiple software platforms to include initial set-up, clean-up and review
Direct one on one client monthly meetings
For the past ten years, sole responsibilities have been in a practice management firm
Holds a CPC license, Certified Professional Coder, AAPC
Holds an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration from Glendale Community College
Barbara Soliz, Credentialing and Contracting Manager
Worked in the healthcare industry since 2001 in various capacities and with various specialties
Has experience in full scale office management, physician billing, contracting, credentialing, claims adjudication, bookkeeping and employee payroll
Is proficient and dedicated to working with healthcare professionals to ensure maximum productivity and growth for the physician
Holds 15 years of experience in all phases of credentialing and contracting (C&C) having built Peregrine’s C&C Department from the ground up in 2007. She is highly proficient in provider enrollment, reenrollment, facility appointments, contracting, negotiations and fee schedule reviews for both commercial and government programs
Holds an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration from Lone Star College
Jill Stegmeier, Revenue Cycle Supervisor
Has over 23 years of diverse experience in the medical field, including owning and operating a revenue cycle management firm for multiple specialties as well as a home health company.
Experienced in consulting with medical practices and in reviewing the revenue cycle organization and procedures in order to maximize reimbursement.
Extensive knowledge in start-up practices including credentialing and complete medical software setup.
Holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Arizona State University.
Kim Howard, Revenue Cycle Supervisor
Offers close to 30 years worth of experience working in healthcare including all aspects of the Revenue Cycle Management process.
Works as a revenue cycle management specialist and supervisor overseeing Peregrine’s team of medical billers and coders.
Collaborates with practices to reduce efficiency issues that affect account receivables and patient satisfaction
Worked as a medical software trainer and currently trains with new staff on various medical software platforms. Consults and trains new practices on software implementation.
Consults with clients via phone or in-person meetings helping resolve any operational issues that affect the revenue cycle or client service process.
Previous experience consulting a wide range medical practices including, multi- specialty medical practices and medical software company clientele.
Andrea Bush, Revenue Cycle Supervisor
20 years of experience in the full scope of the Revenue Cycle Management process.
She currently works with multiple specialties throughout different practice management and EMR software platforms
Accomplished trainer on all back-end medical office functions