The corporate goal of Barbara A. Brody & Associates, Ltd. is to be your representative and your guide through the maze of health care rules and regulations.
We want to minimize your financial exposure while maximizing your access to quality health care.
Our founder, Barbara A. Brody, holds a Master of Public Administration degree with a specialization in Health Care Finance and Administration. Ms. Brody draws upon almost 3 decades of hands-on experience in
Health Care Consultant & Patient Navigator
Barbara A. Brody, MPA, is an Experienced Healthcare Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Healthcare Consulting, Disease Management, Medicare, Case Management, and Healthcare Industry. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a M.P.A. focused in Health Care Finance and Administration from New York University Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
New York University Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
M.P.A., Health Care Finance and Administration
Thesis - "Competitive Medicare Plan - A Metropolitan Hospital"
The American University of Paris
B.A., International Affairs, French
Certificat Pratique de langue francaise, French Teacher's Certification (non-native french speakers)
Barbara has years of experience as an independent consultant for individuals and for medical practices and facilities including:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Department of Surgery
Cornell University Medical College/Veterans Hospital
Hematology/Oncology Basic Research
Cornell University Medical College
Department of Urology
New York University, Faculty Practice
General Surgery, Otolaryngology
Columbia Presbyterian/New York State
Psychiatric Hospital (combined facility), Department of Lithium Studies
The Foundation For Depression and Manic Depression
Clinical Drug Trials, Clinic Management
Lenox Hill Hospital
Oncologic Gynecology (Dr. Hugh R.K. Barber)
Consultant to free-standing physicians and surgeons with multiple affiliations.
A patient navigator guides individuals from one type of coverage to the next appropriate type of medical coverage (Group Private Insurance, COBRA, Affordable Care Act plans and Medicare).
A patient advocate works on your behalf to correct billing problems and/or insurance reimbursement issues. We handle the Appeals work, long-term care roadblocks and other issues that you may face. We will act as your advocate.
We are fluent in both English and French