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Paul Weidenfeld

Paul Weidenfeld, Co-Founder, Exclusion Screening, LLC


Paul Weidenfeld focuses his practice on False Claims Act cases, fraud investigations and Qui Tam (commonly referred to as “whistleblower”) lawsuits. Mr. Weidenfeld has a rare combination of litigation experience and subject matter expertise in health law. Prior to founding Exclusion Screening, LLC, he worked over ten years as a Federal Prosecutor, including two years as the “National Health Care Fraud Coordinator” for the Executive Office for U.S ...

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Raymond Belles

Raymond Belles, Managing Consultant, BKD


  Raymond is a member of BKD National Health Care Group specializing in home care and hospice financial and operational consulting services.  He assists home care and hospice providers with operational strategies related to advanced payment models, defining and implementing successful operational processes and utilizing electronic medical record systems while focusing on operational process improvement.      Raymond’s 20 years of home care and ...

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Rich Tinsley

Rich Tinsley, President & CEO, Stoneridge Partners


Rich Tinsley joined Stoneridge Partners as President & CEO in December 2015. An Attorney and CPA, Rich has broad experience in the healthcare and business development fields. His previous experience includes roles at Signature Healthcare, where he served as Chief Development Officer as well as Vice Chairman of the company’s Home Care, Assisted Living and Residential Group Home segments. During Mr. Tinsley’s tenure, Signature continued a disciplin ...

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Ricky Smith

Ricky Smith, President, Innovative Business Technologies


  Ricky Smith is the President of Innovative Business Technologies, a SOC II compliant Cloud Service Provider and Managed IT Service organization that works primarily with healthcare providers. Prior to IBT, Ricky spent 11 years with the homecare and hospice product group of McKesson Information Solutions. As Director of Technical Services, he became passionate about IT’s ability to facilitate patient care. In addition to 19 years in IT health-c ...

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Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA

Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, Principal & Founder, 5 Star Consultants


  Sharon has been in healthcare management and administration for 30 years. For the past 25 years, she has been actively involved in the home care industry, from field nurse to Executive Director to Senior Managing Partner / Healthcare Consultant at 5 Star Healthcare Consultants.   Sharon has worked in and managed certified home care, hospice, private duty, home infusion and DME as a regional and executive director. Her expertise is in identif ...

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Sharon Harder

Sharon Harder, President, C3 Advisors, LLC


  Sharon works with post-acute healthcare providers to improve compliance and bolster sustainable growth in an era of declining reimbursement and escalating regulatory scrutiny. By developing strategic, common sense approaches to handling operational, financial and regulatory challenges our clients are far more likely to achieve long term success.    Sharon specializes in home health and hospice financial and revenue cycle management, process ...

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