Kate KnitterExecutive Director of Business Services
Kathryn (Kate) Knitter is the Executive Director of Business Services for W&W. As Executive Director Kate works collaboratively with all departments to align W&W’s strategic initiatives, process management, risk management, and the overall Company macro-vision. Kate provides vision and innovation to W&W, providing expertise in system analysis within work flow, including cost analysis, procurement and/or design of software, staff impact and allocation of funds.
In addition to acting as Executive Director, Kate also maintains direct oversight of the Commercial Recovery Department; supervising reimbursement analysts in protocol, research, follow up and analysis for commercial inpatient and outpatient claims. As one of the W&W’s experts in denial management, Kate focuses the efforts of W&W’s Commercial Recovery Department toward identifying the root cause of inpatient and outpatient authorization and claim denials within the provider revenue cycle to efficiently and effectively dispute both clinical and administrative denials on behalf of our clients. Kate devotes a portion of her time to organizing meetings and educational sessions for staff and clients in which insurance payer tactics and appeal strategies are addressed.
Kate began her career with W&W as an Administrative Assistant in 2008. Since that time, she has taken on increasing levels of responsibility and management within the company. Kate excelled in the positions of Professional Relations Representative, Administrative Supervisor and Director of Commercial Recovery before accepting her current position as Executive Director of Business Services.