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Mike Nichols


For almost four decades, Mike has served as a leader in the healthcare reimbursement space, working with national health systems, as well as international accounting and audit firms. His expertise is in audit support; net patient revenue leadership; and in developing, supporting, and enhancing Medicare and Medicaid cost reporting. He advises PYA clients in a multitude of reimbursement areas including uncompensated care, disproportionate share, Medicare bad debts, graduate medical education, and provider-based statuses.

Mike is a nationally recognized presenter on third-party reimbursement and cost reporting issues.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois-Urbana and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Illinois. He is the former President and Medal of Honor Recipient for the First Illinois Healthcare Financial Management Association, an advanced member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and an associate member of the American Health Law Association (AHLA).