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Clinical Enterprise Finance

Under the direction of David Connaughton, Clinical Enterprise Finance is responsible for all financial activities of UTMB Hospitals and Clinics and Correctional Managed Care including forecasting, financial planning, capital planning & budgeting, business plans, benchmarking, financial decision support & cost accounting, financial analysis, financial accounting & reporting, reimbursement, internal & external audits, and revenue cycle.


Clinical Enterprise Finance is made up of the following departments:

Healthcare Financial Management - led by Brian Williams, Healthcare Financial Management provides financial information, direction, and assistance related to financial planning & budgeting, capital planning & budgeting, business plans, benchmarking, financial decision support, and financial analysis in the clinical enterprise.

Revenue Cycle Operations
- led by Laurence Laughlin, Revenue Cycle Operations is comprised of Hospital Patient Financial Services, Admitting Services, Centralized Outpatient Registration, Cash Receipting, and Hospital Coding.

Correctional Managed Care Finance - led by Steve Alderman, Correctional Managed Care (CMC) Finance has the responsibility of budgeting and recording all revenues & expenses related to the various contracts CMC manages.  CMC Finance also adjudicates all free world offender claims, negotiates contracts with provider network, and oversees the Huntsville Medical Warehouse - Purchasing and Receiving.

Cost Reimbursements- led by Robert Dowless, Cost Reimbursements gathers and analyzes cost and statistical data in order to compile the annual Medicare and Medicaid Cost Report. Cost Reimbursements also provides support for the strategic planning and analysis with respect to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.

UTMBHCS - Healthplan Operations- led by Craig Kovacevich, UTMBHCS provides a Medicare Supplement plan (ChoiceONE Select) and works in conjunction with UTMB to provide 3-Share/Multi-Share, a health benefits program.

UTMBHCS - Clinical Staffing- led by Marie Kraft, Clinical Staffing is the in-house agency that provides supplemental staffing to support UTMB Nursing Services.

Health System Accounting, Reporting, and Analysis
- led by Doris Jaramillo, Health System Accounting, Reporting, and Analysis provides accounting, financial analysis and internal and external reporting services to UTMB Hospitals and Clinics and to UTMB HealthCare Systems, Inc.