Partners, principals and associates

Kathi Krueger Wausau

11 Scott St.
Wausau, WI 54403

Tel:

715.843.7432


Email: kekrueger@wipfli.com

Kathi E. Krueger, CPA

Manager

Kathi Krueger is committed to providing excellent client service in Wipfli LLP’s health care and nonprofit practices.  She spends 100% of her time on these industries, which allows her to clearly focus her energies, professional education, and skill development for the direct benefit of her clients.

Kathi has 20 years of experience planning, organizing, conducting, and overseeing financial statement audits for health care and nonprofit organizations.  She has led engagements ranging in size from small rural health care facilities to large organizations with annual revenue in excess of $500 million in assets.  Kathi also conducts audit engagements under federal and state guidelines for clients who operate grant-funded programs.  In addition, Kathi provides reimbursement and operational assistance to health care clients of all sizes, including preparation of Medicare and Medicaid cost reports and optimization of reimbursement.  This provides her a greater understanding of reimbursement issues and the process surrounding Medicare reimbursement.

Kathi’s goal is to consistently exceed client expectations while meeting their needs related to reporting, reimbursement, and operational issues.

Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) - Member
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) - Member
  • Speaker at Wipfli’s Annual Critical Access Hospital Workshop
  • Bridge Community Health Clinic - Past board member and president
  • Kiwanis Club of Greater Wausau - Past board member

Services

Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • Audits and accounting assistance to health care organizations, health maintenance organizations, and nonprofit organizations
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, and TEFRA facilities
    • Preparation of annual cost reports
    • Preparation of cost report appeals, amendments, and reopening requests
    • Analysis of governmental audit adjustments
    • Analysis of alternative cost finding methods to optimize reimbursement
    • Research on recent and anticipated changes in the reimbursement area
  • Preparation of IRS Form 990 for organizations exempt from income taxes

Industries

Healthcare

Education

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting