Scott Mertie

  • CHFP
  • CMPE
  • CCRS
  • CIFHA

President

Kraft Healthcare Consulting, LLC

555 Great Circle Road
Nashville, Tennessee 37228

Scott Mertie leads Kraft healthcare Consulting, LLC, an affiliate of KraftCPAs PLLC. With more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Scott consults on various areas involving third-party reimbursement, operations, and compliance for clients throughout the United States. Additionally, Scott provides expert reports and testimony for healthcare-related litigation engagements. His clients include hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians, and other providers, as well as law firms.

Scott has also partnered with the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance to develop and instruct a Medicare/Medicaid cost reporting boot camp and certification – Certified Cost Reporting Specialist. His previous experience includes working for a Nashville-based hospital management company, Nashville hospital system, and other CPA firms.

Professional and Community Service

  • Saint Thomas Health Foundation, Board Member
  • Neighborhood Health, Board Member
  • Visitation Hospital Foundation, Board Member
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association, Board Member TN Chapter
  • Medical Group Managers Association, Board Member Nashville Chapter
  • Nashville Health Care Council
  • Leadership Healthcare, Board Member
  • American Institute of Healthcare Compliance, Instructor
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Health Information Management Association
  • National CPA Health Care Advisors Association
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Knights of Columbus, Fourth Degree Knight
  • Participates on multiple mission trips to Haiti

Other Professional Accomplishments

  • Organized and led healthcare delegation to Cuba in 2014
  • Served as a healthcare delegate, along with TN Gov. Phil Bredesen, for a trade mission to China, in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Economic Development
  • Participated on numerous Nashville Health Care Council international delegations
  • Participated and led multiple Leadership Health Care delegations to Washington D.C.
  • Received Nashville Business Journal’s Healthcare Hero award, 2010, 2015, and 2018
  • Named Power Leader in Accounting/Finance by the Nashville Business Journal, 2015 and 2017
  • Recognized by Nashville Medical News as Healthcare Leader, 2010-2018
  • Recognized as one of the top small businesses in the South by Business Leader Magazine
  • Presented on a variety of healthcare topics to organizations including HFMA, MGMA, MTHEA, AAPC, TSCPA, etc.
  • Partnered with the American Institute for Healthcare Compliance (AIHC) to develop a Medicare/Medicaid cost report boot camp course and the Certified Cost Report Specialist (CCRS) credential.
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