Kelly Epperson, Rosecrance Vice President and General Counsel, and David Gomel, President of Rosecrance Inc., presented at the 41st annual Addiction Treatment Leadership Conference hosted by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).The conference was held May 5-7, 2019 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C.
Epperson participated in a Quality Assurance panel discussing the topic of billing in behavioral healthcare, including calculating costs, margins, usual and customary rates, balanced billing, toxicology, deductibles and copays. Gomel served on a Quality Assurance panel detailing topics such as the admissions process, screening and assessments.
Epperson provides comprehensive legal services to Rosecrance Health Network and its affiliates, including directing corporate activities to protect legal interests; assisting with mergers and acquisitions; analyzing novel legal issues that uniquely impact behavioral healthcare providers; researching and influencing legislative changes at the state and federal levels; and positioning Rosecrance to be a legally sound not-for profit so it can continue to fulfill its mission. Epperson is a graduate of the Northern Illinois University College of Law.
Gomel has 26 years in the behavioral health field with both clinical and administrative experience. Gomel holds a PhD in Public Policy and Administration, with an emphasis in non-profit administration; an MS in Health Service Administration, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Gomel serves on a number of local, state, and national behavioral health committees, non-profit boards and trade organizations and is the current chair of the Illinois Association of Behavioral Health.