Meet The Team
AARON D. CAREY
Chief Operating Officer
Carey is the Chief Operating Officer of Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. (HPS). Carey joined Healthcare Provider Solutions in the fall of 2004 and oversees the day to day activities of the billing and collection department and provides weekly and monthly reporting to billing clients.
Prior to his post-secondary education, Carey spent fifteen years as a restaurant manager.
Carey attended Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and majored in Accounting. Upon graduation, Carey joined a national restaurant chain as a Restaurant Accounting Coordinator and eventually obtained the title of Accounting Manager. He spent three years with the company and his duties included oversight of accounts payable, fixed asset accounting, and monthly financial statement preparation.
Aaron has first-hand experience in the following key areas:
- Management of a Home Care & Hospice Billing Departments
- Accounts Receivable and Collection Analysis
- Home Care & Hospice Software Training
- Medicare Certification Process
- Month End Financial Reporting
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