Colleen Kennedy brings a passion for ensuring high quality health care and a commitment to excellence to every project. She began her consulting firm after holding clinical and administrative leadership positions in acute care, behavioral health, and managed care organizations. Her firm's national client list includes managed Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, and LTSS organizations, utilization management organizations, specialty and mail service pharmacies, single specialty benefit management companies (including behavioral health, oncology, radiology and Worker’s Compensation pharmacy), and nationally recognized consulting firms specializing in writing responses to public sector RFPs.
Colleen’s experience working with consumers, providers, payers, regulators, and accreditation organizations has provided her with an in depth understanding of the needs of each constituent in the health care delivery system, allowing her to deliver services that are high quality, outcome driven, and cost effective.
Kennedy Consulting has been providing high quality business consulting services to health care organizations since 2000. Our goal is to support our clients in delivering superior service through adoption of best practices, compliance with accreditation standards, and continuous quality management and improvement.
Kennedy Consulting has extensive experience in developing and supporting public sector health care programs such as Medicare Advantage, Medicare Special Needs Plans, Medicaid Managed Care Plans, the Child Health Insurance Program, and Managed Long Term Services and Supports. Our team routinely participates in developing responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP) issued by federal, state, and local health care authorities, and completing state licensing applications for health care entities.
We have successfully guided clients through a variety of accreditation programs, including URAC's Health Utilization Management, Worker's Compensation Pharmacy Benefit Management, Specialty Pharmacy, and Mail Service Pharmacy; the National Association of Board of Pharmacy's Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Site (NABP VIPPS); and the Accreditation Commission for Health Care's (ACHC) Pharmacy, Compounding Pharmacy, and DMEPOS accreditatio
“Our company contracted Colleen to complete multiple projects. All of Colleen's work is completed on time, on budget and with excellent results. Colleen is very accessible to her clients and is always willing to share her well rounded knowledge and successful experience of the health care industry. It is always a pleasure to work with Colleen and I highly recommend her.”
“Colleen Kennedy provides HIGH QUALITY results. She was retained to ensure that our organization would initiate appropriate compliance standards and reach our goal of URAC 3-year accreditation in record time. In addition, Colleen worked along with our staff to implement an on-going focus on compliance and quality that has been retained. She understands all areas of health care - payor, provider, regulator, 3rd party, etc ... allowing for a 360 degree view of the situation. Colleen provided everything she promised and more. A true delight.
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