Dr. Simerly is a director within the Healthcare practice at Navigant. He has more than 22 years of experience working with public payors in the healthcare industry, focusing on state Medicaid programs. He has direct experience leading the design, development, and implementation of multiple hospital reimbursement systems.
He has served as project manager on multiple DRG calibration and rebasing projects as well as outpatient prospective payment system engagements in several states.
Additionally, Dr. Simerly has extensive experience with Medicaid UPL regulations and supplemental payment strategies.
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign MBA, West Virginia University BS, Chemistry, Iowa State University