DOUGLAS G. PALMER, CPA
LONG-TERM CARE PRACTICE GROUP
Doug’s many long-term clients in the healthcare industry look to him when they need comprehensive guidance they can count on to make wise decisions.
A senior executive with MSL, Doug has over 40 years of public accounting experience and has sustained long-term relationships with healthcare industry clients seeking a seasoned business advisor. As a key member of the firm’s Long-Term Care Practice Group, Doug provides reimbursement, structuring, and organizational consulting services and business consulting services. He has vast experience providing reimbursement consulting and cost control strategies to skilled nursing facilities and other institutional healthcare facilities and healthcare providers. His clients have included approximately 100 skilled nursing facilities in the state of Florida.
Doug makes recommendations to clients on how to optimize their Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement levels and structure their organizations effectively. He provides comprehensive guidance to clients during mergers and acquisitions relating to obtaining and structuring financing, tax considerations, and organizational structure. Doug also prepares Certificate of Need applications and Proof of Financial Ability statements, which are required for state licensure and to receive Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. He is also experienced in the bond offering process, corporate recovery and financial audits.
A highly sought-after speaker and presenter, Doug has spoken at national, regional and local healthcare organizations and conferences, including Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) and the National Investors' Conference for long-term and healthcare providers. His presentations to clients include those on acquisitions, financing, Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement plans, special issues and regulatory updates. Doug coauthored an article in the Orlando Business Journal regarding Florida’s leading role in the formation of a full continuum of care for seniors.
B.A. DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING,
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
CERTIFICATION & LICENSES
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
FLORIDA HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION OF MID-FLORIDA
FLORIDA PIONEER NETWORK, STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER
ORLANDO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
SENIOR RESOURCE ALLIANCE, BOARD MEMBER