Senior Vice President, Senior Executive Consultant
Medical Management Services
8333 North Davis Highway
Pensacola, FL 32514
Richelle Harrelson has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. As Senior Vice President, she is responsible for the overall administration of Medical Management Services. Through her career she has specialized in many areas to include operations, risk management, contracting, medical billing and coding, and consulting engagements structured to enhance current medical practice operations through practice assessments, operational improvements, revenue development opportunities and developing and implementing strategic plans.
Richelle began her career in the healthcare revenue cycle management arena. After years of third party insurance and physician reimbursement involvement, she began working directly with multispecialty physician offices managing daily operations. Her experience as a practice management executive enabled involvement with all levels of practice operations to include budget development and analysis, capital acquisition analysis, new business line implementation, new practice start up, operational process optimization, compensation modeling, risk management program planning, contract negotiation and physician recruitment. Her operational background is enriched by extensive experience and strong knowledge base of medical practice financial statements.
Richelle has substantial experience in projects ranging from complete turn-arounds to revenue enhancement opportunities including simple optimization review deriving maximum results. She maintains a low impact – high return philosophy which is evident in all of her project outcomes. Richelle believes in client collaboration and leverages her experience with client recommendation and advisement to produce exceptional results.
As a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), Richelle earned her Professional Coder (CPC) certification in 2001. She is an active member of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), and the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) earning her Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) designation in 2009.