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Rousso_Steven Oakland

66 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94607



Email: srousso@wipfli.com

Steven Rousso, MBA, MPA


Steven Rousso is a principal in the firm’s health care consulting practice. With nearly 40 years of experience in the health care industry, he has particular experience with rural hospitals and community clinics, as he has demonstrated on various engagements for over 150 providers throughout the country. An accomplished presenter, Steven has spoken more than 75 times on a myriad of health care topics for numerous state and federal associations. In addition, he has published several healthcare articles. Steven also acted as a consultant for the California Hospital Association (CHA), the California Primary Care Association (CPCA), and several Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) consortiums in California.


  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (California, expired)

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) - Member
  • CHA - Hospital Outpatient Committee member
  • CPCA - Trusted advisor

Areas of Focus

  • Reimbursement issues for rural hospitals and clinics
  • FQHC/rural health clinic (RHC) strategy and development
  • Turnaround and consolidation plans
  • Financial projection and analysis
  • Prospective Payment System (PPS) analysis and strategy
  • Financial feasibility studies
  • Facilitator of strategic retreats
  • Licensing and certification
  • APM strategy and consultation 
  • Expert witness, appeals and litigation assistance 




University of Arizona
  • Master of public administration degree in health services administration
  • Bachelor of science degree in health services administration
Golden Gate University
  • Masters of Business Administration in health care management