Berni has been named as the Executive Director at Mid American Rehabilitation Network effective March 1, 2016. Prior to this appointment she held the position of Associate Director. Her experience has been in billing for medical practices for over 13 years. Most recent with a private physical therapy practice for 6 years working as a billing manager. Ms. Willis is also a Billing Specialist and trainer for OptimisPT since 2011. Is a member of the Administrators Counsel PPS and has attended PPS for the last 4 years. Her skills include the ability to work with the front desk staff to ensure proper collection of demographic information to expedite the billing process; ability to work with clinicians to teach compliant billing based on documentation; understanding CCI edits and payer rules to ensure clean claims, which result in expedited payment for services with denials and professional customer service skills to ensure patient payments after services are rendered. Is current with collections guidelines and regularly attends courses offered by Fearon & Levine.