Altum Healthcare Solutions

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We strive for healthy perfectionism and are committed to continuous improvement in all that we do, using each day to be better.

- Matthew Alford
Chief Development Officer | Altum Healthcare Solutions
Altum Healthcare Solutions
HQ
Atlanta, Georgia
HEALTHCARE RCM
Niche Expertise
SOUTHEAST + EXPANDING
Hospitals + Physician Groups

Founded by a team of

revenue cycle industry veterans

We shape creative solutions with a singular goal in mind:  Better reimbursement, better hospitals, better communities—better together.

Altum Healthcare Solutions

Altum Healthcare Solutions is a revenue cycle management firm focused on developing customized solutions for hospitals and healthcare providers.

Altum is uniquely positioned to transform the RCM experience while driving innovation, optimization, and profitability. We promote better patient care and healthier communities through better reimbursement, value-building relationships, and exceptional client service.

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Founded
Altum Healthcare Solutions
HQ
Atlanta, Georgia
HEALTHCARE RCM
Niche Expertise
SOUTHEAST + EXPANDING
Hospitals + Physician Groups

Founded by a team of

revenue cycle industry veterans

We shape creative solutions with a singular goal in mind:  Better reimbursement, better hospitals, better communities—better together.

Altum Healthcare Solutions

Altum Healthcare Solutions is a revenue cycle management firm focused on developing customized solutions for hospitals and healthcare providers.

Altum is uniquely positioned to transform the RCM experience while driving innovation, optimization, and profitability. We promote better patient care and healthier communities through better reimbursement, value-building relationships, and exceptional client service.

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Founded

Mission

Altum Healthcare Solutions

We’re on a mission to provide detail-oriented, customized solutions that help our healthcare providers increase profitability and improve revenue cycle through innovation, an experienced and committed workforce, and advanced technology.

Vision

Altum Healthcare Solutions
It’s our goal to be a trusted, long-term partner that delivers sustainable financial success, enabling better patient care and shaping healthier communities.

Our

Team

Altum Healthcare Solutions
Elizabeth Richards, CEO, Altum Healthcare Solutions
Elizabeth RICHARDS

Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Alford, Chief Development Officer, Altum Healthcare Solutions
Matthew ALFORD

Chief Development Officer

Mary Enge, VP Insurance Billing, Altum Healthcare Solutions
Mary ENGE

VP of Insurance Billing

Meaghan Gildea, VP Operations, Altum Healthcare Solutions
Meaghan GILDEA

Chief Operating Officer

Kelsey Claster, VP Legal Affairs, Altum Healthcare Solutions
Kelsey CLASTER

Manager of Legal Services

Elizabeth RICHARDS

CEO
Altum Healthcare Solutions

Elizabeth S. Richards serves as Chief Executive Officer of Altum Healthcare Solutions. With 15 years as a Healthcare attorney, her expertise includes third-party liability, workers compensation, insurance appeals, Medicaid/Medicare, and other complex reimbursement matters.  

Mrs. Richards is an active member of the Georgia Bar, Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, and Georgia Chapter of HFMA. As a member of Georgia HFMA, she has been on the board of directors, a legal counsel to the chapter, and co-chair of the Region Five event. Additionally, she chaired and founded the Women in Healthcare initiative in the state. In 2014, she was selected and served on the National HFMA task force for Early Careerist. She also holds the HFMA Fellow designation and the Medal of Honor.

She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Juris Doctor, both from the University of Georgia. When not working, Mrs. Richards enjoys spending time with her two sons, Hudson and Grayson, and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs!

Matthew ALFORD

CDO
Altum Healthcare Solutions

Matthew Alford serves as the Chief Development Officer of Altum Healthcare Solutions. Drawing on 15 years of experience in finance and Healthcare, his role is critical to our clients’ engagement, development, and satisfaction. Matthew believes in the importance of building relationships and delivering on measurables to increase performance for all of his clients.

A native of Cordele, Georgia and educated at Georgia Southern University, he currently resides in Fayetteville, Georgia with his wife and two children. Matt is an avid golfer who also enjoys serving his community as a church deacon and high school golf coach.

Elizabeth Richards, CEO, Altum Healthcare Solutions
Elizabeth Richards

Chief Executive Officer

Elizabeth S. Richards serves as Chief Executive Officer of Altum Healthcare Solutions. With 15 years as a Healthcare attorney, her expertise includes third-party liability, workers compensation, insurance appeals, Medicaid/Medicare, and other complex reimbursement matters.

Mrs. Richards is an active member of the Georgia Bar, Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, and Georgia Chapter of HFMA. As a member of Georgia HFMA, she has been on the board of directors, a legal counsel to the chapter, and co-chair of the Region Five event. Additionally, she chaired and founded the Women in Healthcare initiative in the state. In 2014, she was selected and served on the National HFMA task force for Early Careerist. She also holds the HFMA Fellow designation and the Medal of Honor.

She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Juris Doctor, both from the University of Georgia. When not working, Mrs. Richards enjoys spending time with her two sons, Hudson and Grayson, and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs!

 

 

 

Matthew ALFORD

Chief Development Officer

Matthew Alford serves as the Chief Development Officer of Altum Healthcare Solutions. Drawing on 15 years of experience in finance and Healthcare, his role is critical to our clients’ engagement, development, and satisfaction. Matthew believes in the importance of building relationships and delivering on measurables to increase performance for all of his clients.

A native of Cordele, Georgia and educated at Georgia Southern University, he currently resides in Fayetteville, Georgia with his wife and two children. Matt is an avid golfer who also enjoys serving his community as a church deacon and high school golf coach.

Mary Enge, VP Insurance Billing, Altum Healthcare Solutions
Mary ENGE

VP of Insurance Billing

Mary Enge is the Vice President of Insurance Billing for Altum Healthcare Solutions. With over 25 years of Healthcare Industry experience, she possesses a strong background leading teams in quality assurance and claims analysis for follow-up and claims denials for Medicare, Veterans Administration, Workers Compensation, Managed Care, Medicaid CMOs, and Medicaid.

Mary has collaborated with multiple hospital departments to resolve complex denials regarding authorization, medical necessity, COB issues, and assisted with various cleanup projects. She has worked closely with hospitals nationwide to assist in reviewing, analyzing, and resolving a high volume of accounts while maintaining great partnerships with her clients to ensure we always meet their goals and expectations.

Meaghan Gildea, VP Operations, Altum Healthcare Solutions
Meaghan GILDEA

Chief Operating Officer

Meaghan Gildea is the Chief Operating Officer for Altum Healthcare Solutions. She brings a decade of expertise in Operations, HR, and Healthcare Law. Meaghan’s experience includes stints with major Complex Claims companies and Law Firms that conducted work on the entire Eastern Seaboard. Her expansive knowledge and work ethic are unparalleled in the healthcare industry.

Meaghan is a graduate of Georgia Southern University and Kennesaw State.

Kelsey Claster, VP Legal Affairs, Altum Healthcare Solutions
Kelsey CLASTER

Manager of Legal Services

Kelsey Claster is the Manager of Legal for Altum Healthcare Solutions. She is a Kennesaw State University graduate with a BBA in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Information Systems. Kelsey began her post-graduate career with Altum in late 2021 and has quickly advanced herself by creating and implementing new practices that streamline our legal services.