Tracey Roland is a Principal Member of the Reimbursement Alliance Group, LLC and President of INTEGRITY Regulatory and Reimbursement Services, LLC. She is based out of Garwood, New Jersey. Tracey has over 20 years of health care experience with an extensive background in revenue enhancement and federal and state regulatory issues for Hospitals and Health Systems. Prior to starting her own company, Tracey served as the National Leader for the Healthcare Reimbursement and Regulatory Services Practice at Grant Thornton LLP. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Tracey worked 8 years for Ernst & Young LLP (E&Y). She served as the regulatory practice leader in their Hartford, CT and Iselin, NJ offices.
Tracey was credited for developing E&Y’s national Medicare wage index services and she also served as a lead instructor for the E&Y’s beginner through advanced reimbursement and compliance courses. Tracey is a frequent presenter at both northeast and national healthcare conferences. She reviews and prepares Medicare and Medicaid cost reports, performs hospital consolidation and acquisition analyses, evaluates managed care reimbursement and files appeals & re-opening requests.
Tracey represents hospitals in negotiations with third party intermediaries during entrance and exit conferences and throughout the appeal process. In addition, she serves as a liaison between her health care clients and Congress.