SimiTree Behavioral Health Welcomes J. Paul O’Haro as Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management


[August 3, 2023] Lauderdale Lakes, FL – SimiTree Behavioral Health, the leader in tech-enabled RCM, coding, professional services, and talent management for behavioral health organizations, is pleased to welcome J. Paul O’Haro, M.H.A., as Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management.

O’Haro brings more than 35 years of healthcare executive experience to his role at SimiTree Behavioral Health. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of AdantEdge Healthcare Solutions, during which he led the company’s operations, client management, and information systems.

 “J. Paul is a stellar addition to the SimiTree Behavioral Health team,” said SimiTree CEO William J. Simione III. “We’re excited for the future of our behavioral health revenue cycle services under J. Paul’s direction. His client-focused approach aligns perfectly with the highly individualized attention we provide each and every one of our clients.”

 O’Haro’s career also included tenures as President and CEO of CompOne Services, one of the nation’s leading revenue cycle management companies, and Regional Vice President for Medaphis Physician Services Corporation (now Change Healthcare, previously a division of McKesson Corporation), where he was responsible for managing several of the company’s leading operational centers. Additionally, O’Haro’s early work at Ernst and Young focused on operational improvement projects for hospital clients using Total Quality Management (TQM) and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) techniques.

 “We’re thrilled J. Paul has chosen to lead revenue cycle services at SimiTree Behavioral Health,” said Mike Freytag, EVP and Managing Principal. “His extensive experience managing customer engagement and the financial and administrative operations of major healthcare companies across the country makes him a true asset to the behavioral health clients that we serve.”

O’Haro serves on the advisory board for the Health Management and Informatics graduate program at the University of Missouri, and he continues to avidly study leadership. A legacy family with the University of Missouri, O’Haro, his wife, and three children are all Mizzou alumni. He and his wife have been married for 40 years.

 “With the need for behavioral health services continually on the rise, it’s more important than ever that behavioral health organizations remain diligent about their finances so that they can keep providing patients with the care that they need,” said J. Paul O’Haro, Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management. “I look forward to helping behavioral health organizations across the country grow and thrive through SimiTree Behavioral Health’s wide array of RCM services.” 

About SimiTree Behavioral Health

SimiTree Behavioral Health is a part of SimiTree, a leader in tech-enabled RCM, outsourcing, professional services, and talent solutions for the home health, hospice, and behavioral health industries. SimiTree Behavioral Health offers billing and collections services; clinical, financial, EHR, and IT consulting; executive placement, interim leadership, and other talent solutions; merger and acquisition support; corporate compliance programs, HIPAA privacy assessments, and survey readiness; and behavioral health data analytics. For more information, visit https://simitreehc.com/behavioral-health/.