Bill Ulrich has more than 26 years of experience in the health care industry as a financial and Medicare consultant beginning in 1989 with The Hillhaven Corporation and founding his own consulting company in 1998.
Early in his career, Bill developed the technical acumen and expertise that have made him a sought-after health care consultant and speaker. Studying the intricacies of state reimbursement cost reporting in the Northwest, he became the acknowledged corporate Medicaid expert in the region.
Prior to founding CBSI in 1998, Bill was vice president of the consulting subsidiary of a national nursing home chain, where he directed the efforts of 43 experts who provided daily, comprehensive consulting services to 300 long term care facilities nationwide.
Bill is a nationally recognized expert and frequent speaker on Medicare, Medicaid and billing issues. Bill currently serves on the Reimbursement Committee for the American Health Care Association [AHCA], Chairs the subcommittee on Billing and Operations and represents AHCA on the National Uniform Billing Committee [NUBC]. Bill has been Chair of the Reimbursement Committee for the Washington Health Care Association since 2015. Bill has served on the legal committee and reimbursement committee for numerous state health care associations. In addition to reimbursement and finance, Bill earned his certification in health care compliance [CHC] through the Health Care Compliance Association in 2012.
Bill has given hundreds of day-long PPS updates and in-house presentations regarding Medicare PPS regulations and requirements, Medicaid reimbursement strategies, has developed corporate compliance programs, and has conducted Medicare billing training seminars nationwide. He has been an invited speaker for major state and national health care events, including AHCA’s 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2010 and 2013 annual symposiums, American Health Information Management and Health Care Lawyers. Bill has served on the advisory board for a national billing and coding newsletter and has penned several articles for state association newsletters. Bill is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association. He is a regular speaker at the HCCA annual compliance symposium speaking on compliance issues related to long term care.
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