Ryan James Yokley, J.D., MHA, is a Vice President with Murer Consultants, Inc. Mr. Yokley received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri at Columbia, School of Law and his Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Missouri at Columbia, School of Medicine. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.
At Murer, Mr. Yokley’s efforts are focused on assisting healthcare providers with achieving and continuing regulatory compliance in order to preserve provider eligibility in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Provision of these efforts specifically address state licensure laws, federal Medicare Conditions of Participations, State Medicaid provider program criteria; as well as additional regulatory factors which may impact provider eligibility and reimbursement.
Mr. Yokley also assists health care providers with identifying and achieving their goals through organizational restructuring in accordance with Federal and State rules and regulations. Specifically, Mr. Yokley devotes a significant amount of his practice assisting healthcare providers with ensuring continuation of Medicare certification and state licensure in relation to business transactions such as change of ownerships, acquisitions, and mergers; as well as obtaining initial Medicare certification and state licensure for newly developed providers.
Additionally, Mr. Yokley has significant experience in assisting providers with emergency disaster preparation and recovery. This entails identification of available Federal and state sources of disaster reimbursement/hazard mitigation funding, identifying eligible expenses/projects, and completing the filing processes and documentation needed to receive Federal and State reimbursement and grant funding.
Prior to joining Murer Consultants, Inc., Mr. Yokley was an associate attorney in Joplin, Missouri, specializing in personal injury, professional malpractice, products liability and family law.