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Jeff Byars
2022 Healthcare Advocate Summit Independent Advocate of the Year

$150/hour · Free Intro Call
Next Available:Mar 31, 4:00 pm UTC

Offers In-Person Support
Offers Virtual Support

Meet Jeff

 

From navigating the system to correcting billing issues, I work for you to get the best out of your healthcare experience.

specializes in:

Complex & Catastrophic Diagnoses
General Medical Navigation
Medical Record Review
Benefits Navigation
Care Coordination
Find a Doctor
Insurance & Billing
Second Opinions
Decision-Making Support
Medical Bill Audits

About

 

Jeff and his team at Sun Back Moon, LLC can assist you in navigating almost any type of medical situation. From selecting a physician to second opinions to traveling for care, they can help take some of the burdens away by easing the process. Jeff has been in and around the healthcare industry his entire professional career. He has been a licensed Emergency Medical Technician for over 30 years providing patient care in both for-profit and nonprofit settings. He holds a degree in accounting fr...

Education & Credentials

Education

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Licenses & Certifications

Nationally Certified Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT)

Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

AHA Basic Life Support Instructor

LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt

Skills

Medical Guidance

Insurance and Billing

Aging and Special Care

Languages

English

Experience

 

Reimbursement Auditor

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Jun 2000 - Jun 2014

Birmingham, AL

• Managed reimbursement audit functions for various hospitals throughout Alabama. • Worked with hospital executives to foster an improved understanding of reimbursement principles at numerous hospitals.

Auditor

Cahaba Safeguard Administrators

Oct 2018 - Nov 2018

Birmingham, AL

Auditing Medicare Cost Reports for skilled nursing facilities and hospitals. Bad debt reviews. Settlement reconciliation. Reopening reviews.