Twist brings more than 20 years of healthcare management experience and valuable understanding of the California market
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Adreima (formerly known as Advanced Reimbursement Management), a leading advocate for hospitals nationwide in Medicaid eligibility and revenue cycle management (RCM) services, today named Tanja Twist as a senior director of operations. With more than two decades of experience in healthcare management and a deep understanding of the complexities of the California system, Twist is an important addition to the Adreima leadership team, helping the company respond to the growing demand for its services. A nationally-recognized authority on Medicaid, RCM, and government defense audits, Twist is routinely featured as a speaker on key issues for healthcare associations throughout the country, with particular emphasis on advocacy and hospital best practices.
In her new position, Twist will focus on developing the company’s operations team to enhance services for clients in the California market, and boost corporate expertise with regard to defending hospitals against governmental audits.
“Because I have worked on the hospital side of the business, I recognize the need for the client services Adreima provides. The company has built such an excellent reputation as a true advocate for hospitals,” Twist commented. “Adreima’s expertise is unmatched and the impact their services have had on improving clients’ financial performance will surely facilitate future growth opportunities. I am proud to join in the good work they do on behalf of hospitals nationwide.”
Twist comes to Adreima from Methodist Hospital of Southern California where she was the director of patient financial services. There Twist helped improve collections and cash flow, implement and upgrade information systems, streamline patient registration and billing processes and lead quality initiatives for the acute-care hospital. Prior, Twist worked in various healthcare management roles at the Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier, California and the Heart Institute/Heart Hospital in Rancho Mirage, California.
“Tanja is a perfect addition to the Adreima leadership team because she possesses proven expertise in all facets of revenue cycle management, has specialized knowledge of state-specific requirements and is well-established as a veteran in the California healthcare community,” said Mark Lawrence, vice president of operations for Adreima. “Adreima has a history of building strong teams with local knowledge to support expansion efforts and produce excellent outcomes. Tanja will be instrumental in our efforts to continue to enhance the services our clients expect and deserve as we expand our business into California and beyond.”
Adreima advocates for hospitals nationwide, providing revenue cycle management services supported by a deep knowledge of state-specific issues and unparalleled in-house expertise in Medicaid and Disability eligibility and hospital reimbursement. Adreima improves financial performance for, and has built long-term trusting partnerships with, more than 70 hospital clients in 10 states. In addition to eligibility services, Adreima handles complex clinical reimbursement issues, manages wrongful denials of benefits or payments and recovers incremental post-payment revenue. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Adreima is a portfolio company of Waud Capital Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm based in Chicago with significant healthcare investment experience. For more information, go to www.adreima.com.
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