Kreamer Law Group represent clients in a range of complex civil litigation matters, including health law, business law, insurance law, employment law, commercial law, breach of contract, negligence, fraud and intentional torts.
Provident is a health care management consulting company focused on the integrity of the clinical record to support quality patient care, manage compliance with law and regulation, secure appropriate reimbursement, and give healthcare leaders actionable clinical data to drive success.
Berkeley Research Group is a leading global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm that provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world.
BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate.
BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with over 26 offices across the United States and in Asia, Australia, Canada, Latin America, and the United Kingdom. BRG has over 900 employees. BRG’s Healthcare practice offers a full suite of services that includes; CDI, Performance Improvement, Compliance (including 340B and Regulatory), Health Analytics, Valuation, and Financial Advisory.
A long time Naperville resident, John chose to base his firm out of his hometown. With his diverse background and over 15 years of experience in the legal field, John brings a wealth of knowledge to the practice and leads his team to tremendous success. John graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This Outstanding Pre Law Student went on to attend and graduate from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. There, John made the Dean’s List and was named an Outstanding Pre-trial Civil Litigation Student. Upon entering the practice of law, John continued to seek professional accolades. He is the Chairman of the DuPage County Bar Association Health Law Committee. He became a Certified Arbitrator in 2009, enabling him to successfully conduct countless arbitrations. John is a licensed attorney in the State of Illinois and authorize to practice before the United States Federal District Court for the North District of Illinois. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the DuPage County Bar Association.
Ben has over 10 years’ experience with health information management, inpatient coding, and clinical documentation improvement. He was the ICD-10 Education Workstream lead for multiple large hospital systems across the U.S where he developed and implemented ICD-10 education for providers, coders, nurses, and other hospital staff. He currently specializes in CDI implementations, inpatient auditing, and physician education. Prior to joining Provident (formally a part of Huron), Ben was an Associate Director at Navigant where he was a project manager and lead trainer for various clinical documentation improvement program implementations and an inpatient auditor utilizing the MS, AP, and APR DRG methodologies.
David McCann is a Managing Director in the Clinical Economics practice at BRG where he specializes in providing coding, documentation and data analysis services to health care providers. His 20 years of consulting experience span a variety of areas, including inpatient and outpatient coding, MS-DRG and case mix analysis, physician documentation, compliance, and medical necessity reviews. He has spent an extensive amount of time implementing Clinical Documentation Improvement Programs, as well as, training clients and assisting them to improve their documentation and coded data resulting in improved and more appropriate reimbursement. David has worked with physicians and health care facilities to create programs that are both clinically relevant and compliant. David is a Certified Coding Specialist and frequently provides coder training to improve data quality and positively impact Case Mix Index. He has extensive experience with facility reimbursement and documentation analysis.