John Valenta is a Risk and Financial Advisory managing director with the Health Care practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP. John has more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry and advises clients on financial, operational, strategic risk management, regulatory, and compliance issues. He has participated in numerous engagements with health care providers and payers and has extensive consulting experience with issues related to enterprise risk management (ERM), revenue optimization, government program reimbursement, compliance, government regulations, internal controls, and other financial and operational issues.
John has assisted health care providers with end-to-end assessments of the revenue cycle, including billing, coding, charge capture, claims processing, and collections processes with a focus on the design and effectiveness of internal controls, as well as optimizing revenue while ensuring compliance. In addition, John has also assisted organizations with performing risk assessments, compliance program effectiveness assessments, developing policies and procedures, designing and implementing internal controls, performing internal audits, providing education, and evaluating the organizational structure of the compliance and internal audit functions.
Most recently, John has been leading the firm’s response to assisting clients with the HHS Pricing Transparency regulations and related requirements. This has included working with clients to develop a broad organizational pricing strategy while complying with the HHS regulatory requirements to publish charges and negotiated rates for all health care services. John has also previously performed strategic pricing reviews for health care provider clients focused on optimizing net revenue while also maintaining defensible pricing for health care services based on market rates.