Rich Henriksen is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Nokomis Health. Rich has 30 years of experience in healthcare systems, coding, billing, and reimbursement. He has led managed care departments and provider contracting units at a variety of organizations, including hospitals, clinics, and health plans. Rich has worked with over 70 different organizations, ranging from hospitals and clinics to third-party administrators, law firms, and internet-based companies. As a respected industry expert, he is well known for his unparalleled depth of knowledge in all aspects of healthcare coding, billing and reimbursement.
Rich received his Bachelor of Arts in biology from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and his Master of Arts in Healthcare Administration from The University of Iowa. He resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he leads the Nokomis Health team on their mission to set a new standard for medical claim review. Rich has previously trained staff at Optum, Prime Therapeutics, Definity Health, UCare Minnesota, TC Health, Essential Health, the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and others. He has presented several times at SAS user conferences and other regional conferences.
An engaging instructor with an informal teaching style – making sessions enjoyable and easy to follow. Rich has taught this course to many professionals within the medical industry and incorporates feedback and suggestions from previous participants to evolve this incredibly insightful program. Rich allows time in the schedule for participants to ask questions.