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Practice Solutions

The Business of Medical Practice

LGS Practice Solutions

LGS Practice Solutions has an experienced team of over 10 dedicated billing and revenue cycle management (RCM) professionals with over 250 combined years of RCM knowledge serving the Mid-Atlantic middle market of healthcare providers. In 2019 LGS Practice Solutions is expanding RCM service operations and healthcare consulting into Maryland, Washington D.C., North Carolina, and Delaware.

Our Service Promise

Dedicated Personal Billing Specialists

Better Communication

Increased Processing Transparency

World Class RCM Technology Support

Meet Our Management Team

Chuck Rushworth

President

Chuck is the former Corporate VP for Aspen Medical USA, an Australian based medical services company which provided critical medical services in the South Texas border region as well as international expeditionary and emergency medical services.  He has over 30 years of senior leadership positions in business and government and holds an MA in National Security and Strategic Studies.  

Angel Rivera

VP Operations

Angel comes to LGS Practice Solutions with over 25 years’ experience in healthcare practice management. The past 15 years of her management experience has been primarily focused in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care. She holds her Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration as well as a Master’s in Business Administration. In addition to her role as the VP of Operations, Angel also serves as the Executive Director for the Virginia Medical Directors Association (VAMDA).

 

Joe Nasto

Financial Analyst

Joe is responsible for medical services financial performance tracking & analysis as well as key metrics development and reporting. He comes to Practice Solutions with over 25 years of experience at Merrill Lynch, and holds a BS in accounting from Rutgers University.

Kimberly Griswold

Director of Billing Services

Kimberly is an experienced medical office manager who has over 13 years of billing experience in multiple medical specialties, including inpatient hospital, long term care, psychiatry, physical medicine and pain management.  Kimberly is an experienced credentialing specialist, certified professional medical coder and medical documentation auditor and educator. In addition to her revenue cycle management experience, she also possesses a strong knowledge base for CMS Quality Payment Programs (QPP) such as MIPS and CCC+ programs. Kimberly is a certified professional coder through the AAPC and obtained her BS in Health Care Administration.

Desi-Rae Hall

Director of Practice Management

Desi-Rae oversees the credentialing of healthcare providers with the various insurance carriers to ensure timely claims payment. She is responsible for the MACRA compliant MIPs recording and reporting process for our providers. She has over 13 years of experience in post-acute and long-term care services. With her years of credentialing and medical billing experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the LGS Practice Solutions team. Desi-Rae has a BS in Healthcare Administration.

Billing and Credentialing Specialists

Billing Specialist - Sharon Taylor

Sharon Taylor is a dedicated billing specialist and is a committed customer service professional. She brings with her 27 years of experience in revenue cycle management. While Sharon has experience in the entire billing cycle, her primary focus for LGS Practice Solutions is handling claims denials and researching insurance payor errors. Additionally, she has experience in various specialties including pediatrics and the post-acute and long-term care arena.

Billing Specialist - Lisa Rowe

Lisa Rowe has over 20 years’ experience as a Billing Director, a Senior Medical Biller and Account Manager for private medical practices. During that tenure she serviced specialties including: ENT, Home Health, Neurology, Optometry, Oncology, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry. Prior to becoming a Medical Biller, she sat on the opposite side of the Healthcare table, having worked for a nationally known Medical Insurance Company.

Billing Specialist - Gregory Phillips

Gregory Phillips has over 20 years of experience in various aspects of the healthcare revenue cycle, with over 15 years’ experience in medical billing.  Most recently he spent the last 8 years with the Department of Veterans Affairs billing physical therapy, durable medical equipment, inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing, various surgeries, and any other medical needs for our nation’s Veterans. He is currently working towards a degree in Computer Networking Technology.

Billing Specialist - Angie Autry

Angie Autry has over 15 years’ experience as a medical billing specialist. Angie is very proficient with the entire billing process. Angie’s prior experience includes; working accounts receivable, CPT and ICD-10 coding, posting insurance and patient payments.  She has also studied at University of Phoenix.

Billing Specialist - Elizabeth Trenor

Elizabeth has over 10 years of medical billing experience in private, government, and non-profit healthcare settings. She has years of experience as an Information Security & Privacy Officer. Elizabeth holds an Associate’s Degree from Santa Fe College.

Billing Specialist - Kristin Bailey

Kristin Ryan Bailey came to Practice Solutions with over 7 years of experience in revenue cycle management.  She has extensive experience working with Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial carriers. Her knowledge base also includes a strong foundation in ICD-10 coding and CPT utilization. She holds an AS in Medical Coding and Billing.

Billing Specialist - Tiffany Sample

Tiffany Sample has over 6 years of experience in the healthcare industry. In addition to her role as a billing specialist, she also assists the Billing Director in assigning tasks and management of the billing staff.  Her billing experience focused on post-acute & long-term care billing processes. Tiffany also has a strong background in computer programming. She has a BS in Social Science.

Billing Specialist - Amelia Barnard

Amelia has over 6 years’ experience working in the healthcare industry as a billing and revenue management specialist. Her skill set includes defining and implementing key performance metrics to measure performance and operational improvements as well as identifying process inefficiencies. Amelia’s prior experience also includes management of RAC, MAC, ZPIC and CERT requests and appeals. She earned a BA in Psychology from the University of West Florida.  

Credentialing Specialist - Traci Lopez

Traci is responsible for credentialing providers, analyzing/reviewing insurance contracts, and initiating and building carrier relationships. Possessing a degree from Marshall University and 17 years’ experience with healthcare entities, Traci also assists with billing processes.

Credentialing Specialist - Veronica Szabo

Veronica is a skilled office manager who has 8 years of program management experience. Her work responsibilities include ensuring that all medical providers credentialing is performed in an accurate and timely manner. She is a United States Air Force medical service corps veteran who worked in military hospitals and clinics as a medical claims and terminology specialist. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

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