SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Health, a leading national provider of behavioral health treatment services, has named April K. Gledhill as the new Revenue Cycle Management Director. Ms. Gledhill will be managing Sovereign's claims processing, payment and revenue generation. The entire health care revenue cycle process includes everything from determining patient eligibility, collecting co-pays, coding claims correctly, tracking claims, collecting payments and following up on denied claims.
"My goal is to lead Sovereign Health, a leader in substance abuse and behavioral programs, to become the industry leader in revenue cycle management," says Gledhill. "I hope to combine my background with existing resources to ensure that Sovereign's revenue cycle is managed professionally – allowing the company to continue to prosper and expand its needed services across the nation."
Ms. Gledhill received her undergraduate degree from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California. Prior to her time at Sovereign, Gledhill was the Corporate Business Office Director at Acadia Healthcare, headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, where she managed billings across multiple corporate business offices. Gledhill has a proven track record of improving revenue cycle operations and is proud to bring her skills to Sovereign Health.
"The executive team and I are thrilled that Ms. Gledhill has joined Sovereign Health. April is a brilliant business woman who adds experience and leadership to our business office," says Kevin Gallagher, Chief Financial Officer at Sovereign Health.
Sovereign Health operates nine treatment facilities in five states: California, Arizona, Florida, Texas and Utah. The facilities are fully licensed and have been awarded Gold Seal accreditation by The Joint Commission, the highest level of accreditation available in the behavioral health field.
About Sovereign Health
Sovereign Health's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality behavioral health treatment services for adults and adolescents, including support services for family members. One factor that differentiates Sovereign from other treatment providers has been the company's ability to offer separate mental health and addiction or dual diagnosis treatment programs at its facilities. For more information, visit www.sovhealth.com.
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