Frank Mesaros, DBA, MPA, MT (ASCP), CPC, CPCO

Director, Clinical Laboratory Services
(717) 576-8209
280 Granite Run Drive,
Lancaster, PA 17601

Frank Mesaros has more than 20 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. His extensive background with laboratories includes research, academic, hospital-based, and independent lab settings, lending a practical perspective to Granite GRC analytics.

Frank also brings us his broad expertise in the areas of coding, billing, documentation compliance, and claims development. He managed a regional laboratory and served as director of the healthcare consulting division of Perrin Randolph, a large accounting and consulting firm with a national healthcare client base that was later acquired by Baker Tilly.

He has also served as interim director of laboratory compliance for Stanford University Medical Center, contributed to a laboratory activity-based test cost analysis project for Penn State’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and ran test charge masters for various laboratories.

Frank has performed transaction testing for the national drug store chain Rite Aid, as well as payment timeliness reviews for a national insurance company, and corporate integrity and compliance effectiveness reviews for hospitals across the country.

He served as an independent review organization for two of the nation’s largest renal laboratories, a national urology laboratory, and numerous hospital-based laboratories. Frank was instrumental in developing a quarterly audit methodology for analyzing laboratory services based on regulations unique to End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) labs.

A recognized expert in the coding field, Frank contributes columns to Healthcare Business Monthly and the membership journal of the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) on a frequent basis. He contributes columns to Healthcare Business Monthly, the membership journal of the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) on a frequent basis.

  • Top Error Rates Offer Clues to Denials, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, January 2021
  • Supplement Your Vitamin Level Test Coding, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, October 2020
  • Vitamin D: Get Your Daily Dose, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, April 2020
  • The More You Know About Lyme Disease, the Easier It Is to Code, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, July 2019
  • Avoid Overpayments for Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, March 2019
  • Cure What Ails Your Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Coding, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, August 2018
  • Decipher the Meaning of BRCA, ER/PR, and Her2, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, June 2018
  • Neurofibromatosis Calls for Coding a Variety of Symptoms, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, February 2018
  • Examine Testing for Complete Blood Counts without Platelets, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, October 2017
  • Defining Definitive Drug Testing Codes, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, April 2017
  • Make No Mistake when Using Modifier L1 as an Unbundling Tool, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, March 2017
  • Account for Medical Device Credits, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, August 2016
  • Have Compliant Requisition Forms for Pain Management Drug Testing, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, February 2016
  • Specimen Validity Testing, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, December 2015
  • STI Screening Under Medicare, AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly, October 2015
  • Coding, billing, and documentation analysis
  • Denial analysis
  • Charge description master analysis
  • Order form design and development
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Ph.D., Business Administration, California Coast University
  • MPA, Pennsylvania State University with a concentration in health care
  • B.S., Medical Technology, East Stroudsburg University
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists
  • American Academy of Professional Coders
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • The American Legion
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Linglestown Life United Methodist Church
  • Lord’s Angels Helping Moms and Babies
  • Free Mason