Bill is a director at Matheney Stees & Associates (MSA).
Bill has approximately 38 years of extensive experience in the healthcare industry. This includes approximately two years with the State of Tennessee Medicaid Program fiscal agent, two years as a large SNF/ICF nursing home controller, and thirty-four years in public accounting serving the healthcare industry. Bill has managed and served as in-charge auditor for audits ranging from small rural hospitals to the largest tertiary facility in Southeast Tennessee. He has served as reimbursement consultant to many healthcare providers with primary responsibility for cost report preparation, reimbursement maximization, and intermediary representation. He continues to have excellent relationships with several MACs. Bill entered public accounting in 1984 with
Bill maintains membership in: the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Tennessee Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, having been President of the Tennessee chapter in 2001-2002. He has served on the Board of Directors of various healthcare related organizations. He is the recipient of the HFMA William G. Follmer, Robert H. Reeves and Fredrick T. Muncie Merit Awards, the Medal of Honor and has twice won the President's award from the Tennessee chapter.
Bill is certified as a Fellow in hfma with a specialty in accounting and finance. Bill served on the hfma National Advisory Council from 2008-2010 where responses to various issues and positions on healthcare as it relates to hfma members are discussed. The Council provides input to the National hfma on how they should respond to issues of importance to hfma's members.
Bill has also recently been appointed to the National hfma Board of Examiners that develops the proficiency testing and study material for National certification examinations. He will serve as area expert in accounting/finance.
In 2015-2016, Bill also served on the National hfma Regional Executive Council as Regional Executive for Region V which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. He worked closely with the chapter presidents to ensure the success of the region and represented the interests of the region as liasion through the Council.
Bill has been a presenter at the Tennessee Society of CPAs Healthcare Conference and has spoken frequently in other venues on healthcare topics.
Bill received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting and Master in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and information systems from Tennessee Technological University. During graduate school he was inducted into Beta Alpha Psi, the national business honor society.
Bill was recently appointed to the Tennessee Tech Department of Accounting Advisory Board for a two year term. He hopes to to provide input and insight into the new directions and programs the Department is undertaking to shape the future of accounting education. He will do this with other appointed members of the public and private acounting sectors,
When not working Bill enjoys golf, spending time with his wife and fur baby, being involved in his church, helping with his father-in-law's farm, playing with his grandaughter and being a FaceBook Troublemaker.