Berkeley Research Group, LLC
JULIE NIELSEN is a Managing Director in BRG’s Health Analytics practice with over 20 years of experience in providing operational, regulatory compliance, data analysis, forensic investigation and dispute resolution services to health care clients and their legal counsel. Julie primarily advises health plans and providers and their counsel with addressing liability and economic damages related to internal and government investigations, litigation and other regulatory compliance issues. Much of Julie’s work in the past seven years has been focused in the Medicare Risk Adjustment (MRA) area where she has assisted Medicare Advantage plans, large physician groups and private equity firms with conducting operational and compliance assessments of MRA programs, coding validation reviews to assess coding accuracy, investigations into physician coding patterns and submissions of risk adjustment data to CMS. Julie graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Accounting. She is a licensed CPA (WI) and also holds a Certification in Financial Forensics and a designation as a Chartered Global Management Accountant from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.