Valerie Ford is a Vice President and major Advis asset.

Her expert knowledge and extensive experience guide a team of provider enrollment specialists while maintaining the continuing education of our extensive client base regarding regulatory compliance and certification.

Throughout her career, Valerie has worked with a wide range of provider types, including but not limited to: ASCs, critical access hospitals, home health
and hospice agencies, IDTFs, long term acute care hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, SNFs, and rural health clinics. She has managed credentialing and provider-based transitions, as well as mergers, acquisitions, and change of ownership transactions.

As Vice President of Enrollment, both Advis and our client base recognize Valerie for her expertise in all aspects of the Medicare and Medicaid certification process. She works closely with the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs), CMS, and State Medicaid agencies to ensure smooth and timely enrollment for all providers. Her specialties within Medicare and Medicaid provider enrollment include initial certification, changes of ownership, and changes of information. She is also well-versed in revalidation/re-enrollment requirements and processes for all provider types.

Before joining the Advis team, Valerie served as a corporate spokesperson for Best Buy Company. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from
Albion College. Advis is grateful for Valerie’s professionalism, dedication to our team, and dedication to our clients.

Published: May 7, 2021