Ann Koerner is President of National Care Advisors – a firm dedicated to providing consulting services for attorneys, financial planners and trustees. National Care Advisors provides care and quality of life planning services for those families faced with physical disability, mental illness, developmental disability, or eldercare issues. Services include planning and case management applicable to Special Needs Trusts and government benefits preservation. National Care Advisors also specializes in post-litigation resolution consulting services specific to lien negotiation, Medicare Set Aside projections and administration.
Prior to the inception of National Care Advisors in 2008, Ann’s nursing practice has been dedicated to developing effective disability management solutions for injured and ill workers. As a result of her work with many national corporations, Ann possesses extensive business knowledge of case management, utilization review, third party payers, workers’ compensation, private insurance companies and government resources.
Ann received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 1981 from Russell Sage College in Troy, New York. She began her nursing practice as a Public Health Nurse in New York and then continued that practice with the City of Columbus Health Department.
In 1992, Ann became a case manager with the national case management company, Concentra, focusing on the management of complex catastrophic workers’ compensation and disability claims throughout the United States. Her duties were expanded to include marketing and management of case management services in Ohio for this company. In 1996, Ann was selected to become the Director of Medical Operations and Self-Insured Marketing for CareWorks, the largest workers’ compensation managed care organization in Ohio.
National Care Advisors now serves clients in over 30 states and is known for client-centered, practical solutions to meeting the needs of individuals and families with special needs challenges.