Keith Hutcherson

Keith J. Hutcheson



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Keith is a partner with Baker Tilly’s healthcare practice. Keith has more than 35 years of reimbursement and accounting experience in the healthcare industry. His prior experience includes a position as a Medicare senior auditor, auditing cost reports and reimbursements to hospitals and other healthcare providers. Keith is a frequent speaker on topics relating to hospital reimbursement and speaks with client groups on various reimbursement topics.

  • Performs consulting, audit and advisory services to clients in the healthcare industry
  • Provides strategic advice to healthcare clients, relating to mergers and acquisitions and the impact of new facilities and locations on overall system reimbursement
  • Assists clients with Medicare/Medicaid services, including reimbursement, DSH, bad debts, S-10 charity care logs and wage index
  • Performs cost reports, including appeals, exemption and exception requests
  • Assists clients with sole community and Medicare dependent designations
  • Provides provider-based physician billing services
  • Excellent understanding of current Medicare regulations
  • Critical access hospital reimbursement expert since inception as Rural primary care hospital (RPCH)
  • Expert in reclassification of urban to rural special hospital designation, including rural referral, sole community hospital status and improvement in wage index
  • Provides hospital reimbursement and consulting services
  • Speaks on cost reporting and reimbursement issues
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
  • West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (WVSCPA)


Columbus, OH


Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting
Marshall University

Keith's upcoming events


Medicare reduces improper payments to lowest level since 2010

Preparing for the CMS 2025 Wage Index and 2022 Occupational Mix Survey