Meet Your Expert
Doral Davis-Jacobsen, MBA, FACMPE, is a Partner at Prosper Beyond LLC, a specialized healthcare consulting firm nestled in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. Doral is a seasoned healthcare consultant with over 20 years of experience serving healthcare providers ranging from solo practitioners to large academic medical centers. She is a popular speaker and author, always looking around the corner to help her clients prepare for “what’s next.” Doral is known for assisting practices with next generation managed care contract negotiations, payment reform and revenue cycle.
She is a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives. Doral serves as the Chair for the North Carolina MGMA Payer Contracting Committee 2019. Doral has written numerous articles on medical practice revenue cycle, managed care contracting and payment reform and is a frequent speaker at national, regional and local healthcare forums. Doral is a co-author of MGMA’s book, Transitioning to Alternative Payment Models: A Guide to Next Generation Managed Care Contracting, published in October 2016.
Training Sessions by Doral Jacobsen
Don’t give up on negotiating your under-reimbursing contracts due to lack of payer response and progress. You can win the rates you deserve. Payers are notorious for ignoring negotiation requests and are counting on you to stop trying to improve your contract terms. But renegotiating damaging terms like using outdated fee schedules and confusing termination language isn’t impossible. There is […]Learn More
Payers don’t want you to know how to get the most out of their contracts. In fact, they are counting on you not knowing. They make the process complex and painful – but it doesn’t have to be. With a few specific changes to your payer contracting process, you can increase what you are paid, avoid dangerous contract verbiage, get […]Learn More
Your payer tolerance is shot, and you can’t wait to terminate the contract. Before you walk away, you MUST evaluate whether your action will increase revenue – or cause a financial nightmare. You definitely have tons of legitimate gripes that make you want to pull the plug on a payer. But there are often significant financial repercussions that warrant NOT […]Learn More