Michelle L. Martin has joined theFranaGroup as a revenue cycle associate.

ROCKFORD, IL (August 1, 2012) – Michelle L. Martin has joined theFranaGroup as a revenue cycle associate.  Michelle brings almost 20 years of experience in revenue cycle assessment, specializing in Federally Qualified Health Centers.  Michelle brings to theFranaGroup the ability to provide revenue cycle analysis, patient flow analysis, productivity analysis, staff training and – uniquely – the remote monitoring service via VPN dashboard to enable clients to maintain a high level of performance. Clients looking to increase collections, decrease claim denial and reduce accounts receivable will find Michelle’s services invaluable.

theFranaGroup is a national health care consulting firm headquartered in Rockford, IL,  specializing in Federally Qualified Health Centers.  Clients include health systems, public health departments, hospitals, private practices, residency programs, free clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers.  Frana previously served as President & CEO of Crusader Community Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center, in Rockford for 23 years before creating his own national consulting firm.

In the last twelve years, theFranaGroup has worked with over 100 organizations, reviewed over 200 clinical sites in 35 states and Puerto Rico.  They have secured over $255 million in direct grant funding for clients in the past twelve years and another $633 million in enhanced reimbursement for services, totaling over $888 million to provide care to the uninsured and low income patients.