About Us

Medical Recovery Services is a full-service revenue cycle consulting firm, located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Since 2004 the company has dedicated itself to providing affordable revenue cycle services for small community and critical access hospitals.

Co-founders, Donald Tapella and David Stroud, have assembled an experienced team of RCM professionals with decades of experience making them uniquely qualified to understand and coordinate functions in a hospital’s revenue cycle operations and processes.

Services and Solutions include: Billing and A/R, Business Process, Charge Master, Credentialing, Managed Care Contracting, Revenue Integrity and Business Intelligence Reporting.

Donald Tapella

Donald's 25-years of healthcare experience is diverse; including work as a clinical therapist in a hospital setting, marketing and account management, several years working on behalf of managed care payers, extensive contract negotiation and business and managed care analytics.  His success in running the audit and recovery program for one hospital, which accounted for over $1 million in recovery over 8 months, was the catalyst for establishing Medical Recovery Services.  His vision has driven the company from a medical claim audit firm into a full-service revenue cycle firm.

David Stroud

David brings his management, system conversion, and regulatory reporting experience in the mutual fund service industry to Medical Recovery Services.  Prior to helping found Medical Recovery Services, he also played a key project management role in the development and rollout of a Fund Administration service line.  His account management and data experience have been instrumental in assisting clients in ad-hoc projects for Board of Directors, internal administrative decisions, and regulatory reporting.  He has a BA in Finance and Accounting from University of Central Missouri and an MBA with an emphasis in Finance from Rockhurst University.

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