COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 3, 2017) – Blue & Co., LLC is excited to announce that Julie DiFrancesco joined the firm as a principal on the reimbursement team in the Columbus, Ohio office on April 3. With more than 26 years of experience in the health care industry, and more than 20 years working specifically in reimbursement, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table for our clients.
Before joining Blue & Co., Ms. DiFrancesco served in multiple leadership positions within very large firms. As a principal at Ernst & Young LLP, Julie led the national wage index team and helped develop solutions around Disproportionate Share and Medicare Bad Debt. She has been a national speaker on wage index and taught a Medicare cost report class nationally for the Healthcare Financial Management Association for nine years.
She is an active member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the treasurer on the board of directors of Direction Home (Area Agency for the Aging) in the Akron, Ohio area.
Julie DiFrancesco received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Akron and her Master of Business Administration degree in Health Care Administration from Cleveland State University. Blue & Co. is excited to welcome Julie to the firm.
About Blue and Co.
Blue & Co., LLC is an independent accounting and advisory firm with more than 450 people in 13 offices across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Texas. With over 45 years of experience, Blue & Co.’s public accounting expertise includes the practice areas of assurance, tax compliance and consulting, healthcare consulting, benefit plan services, valuation and litigation support, and business services. Its industry specializations include healthcare, construction, nonprofit, manufacturing & distribution, technology, financial services organizations, and agribusiness.
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