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Laura Gillenwater

Laura Gillenwater, CPA

1020 Highland Colony Parkway
Suite 400
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Main: 601.326.1000
Direct: 601.326.1378
FAX: 601.714.2027

Laura is a senior manager at HORNE with almost ten years of experience dedicated to healthcare reimbursement & advisory. She works closely with her clients to optimize reimbursement and serves entities that span the entire health care continuum. Laura specializes in medical education reimbursement (IME/DGME) and serves as HORNE’s in-house IRIS database expert. Other services include cost report preparation and review, assistance with MAC desk review and audit, wage index review, amendments, re-openings, and the S-10 review process.

Laura also assists hospitals with Sole Community status, Geographic Reclassification applications, Medicare bad debt audits and related issues. She works extensively with DSH survey preparations in Mississippi, Georgia and Louisiana, as well as related DSH examination in those states. Laura’s influence as a speaker in the industry continues to grow. She addresses audiences on topics such as telehealth reimbursement and Medicare bad debt.

Laura joined HORNE in 2010 and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Accountancy degrees from Millsaps College.

Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants