Janet received a BS in Physical Therapy from East Carolina University. She obtained her DPT from EIM Institute in 2010. She is the CEO of Medical Billing Center (MBC). MBC specializes in billing for outpatient therapy. Janet founded MBC in 2001 following the sale of a multi-site regional private practice. While in private practice, Janet participated in oversight and management of independent therapy offices, hospital joint ventures and facility management contracts. These varied experiences lend to the innate understanding of the challenges and opportunities before facilities and private practices. She is past President of the South Carolina Chapter, APTA and participates on both state and national payment policy committees. Janet is the current Chairperson of the PPS Payment Policy Committee.
Robbie B. Leonard, PT, DPT is a 1986 graduate of Clemson University (BS Microbiology), 1988 graduate of Duke University (MS Physical Therapy) and a 2017 graduate of the University of Montana (DPT). Robbie has clinical and administrative experience in both hospital and outpatient private practices. She has served as an educator in the academic and continuing education arenas providing continuing education seminars nationwide in the subject areas of Medicare, compliance, billing and coding, LEAN healthcare, neurological rehabilitation and rehabilitation administration. Robbie has owned a private practice and has served as the VP of Administration for a large private practice. Robbie joined MBC in February of 2014 and enjoys helping private practices be successful.
Harriett Summer is VP of Operations at Medical Billing Center. Harriett oversees the daily operations of MBC. Harriett has been in the accounting and medical field for 30+ years in a variety of medical practices. The last 15 years she has been with Medical Billing Center. She finds it extremely gratifying helping physical therapy practices grow their businesses, so they can focus on healing their patients. Harriett is an expert in therapy practice management systems and insures that all client’s systems are optimized for performance. When she is not at her computer working on the latest client request from a practice owner, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, hiking, walking on a beach and enjoying life.
Brandy Watson is the MBC Vice President of Finance and Client Services. Brandy oversees insurance and patient payments, processes and support staff. She serves as the key contact for clients during the initial set up and provides ongoing support. She is responsible for the ongoing management of information security policies and procedures and technical systems to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of MBC’s information systems. Brandy has been with MBC for 10 years. Prior to joining MBC, she was Partner and Chief Marketing Officer at a Real Estate Investment firm that specialized in locating and underwriting institutional-grade commercial real estate assets nationwide. In addition, Brandy has worked in multiple clinical settings from front desk, patient aide, to back office, insurance billing, verification and authorization specialist. Brandy is driven to provide clients with the expertise and support to allow clinic owners and staff the ability to focus on treating their patients and building their practice, knowing that MBC is managing their billing and collections to the highest standard.