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Company NameThe Clearing House Express
Business OverviewAnalytical Studies Preparation; Business EnglishTutoring; Reality Therapy & Counseling

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Allan J. Hirshey


M.S. Human Resources – The George Washington University (D.C.)      1968
L.L.B. – The Mount Vernon School of Law (Baltimore,Md.)                   1964
B.A. History - The American University (D.C.)                                   1961

Loyola College (Md.) – Accounting, Corporation Finance, Marketing.     1967

University of California (San Francisco)- Tax Accounting                    1978

Refuah Institute (Jerusalem) – Professional Counselor Diploma          2007
Natanya English Center – English Tutor Certification                         2006
National Tax Training Institute (NJ) - Federal Income Tax Course       2004

St.Paul's School, Brooklandville, Md. – High School Diploma

Skills: teaching/tutoring; interviewing; statistical analysis; research & writing; Excel spreadsheet preparation; training; coaching; communicating; counseling (Reality Therapy); negotiating; problem solving, team player; & thinks multi-dimensionally.

Work Experience: 34 continuous years (1970-2004) with the following U.S. Federal Government Agencies: U.S. General Accounting Office; Health Care Financing Administration; U.S. Public Health Service; Social Security Administration, & Centers for Medicare /Medicaid Services. Part-time lecturer in Business & Accounting, Catonsville Community College (Md).

Position Titles: Management Auditor; Accountant; Financial Analyst; Team Leader; Loan Management Officer, San Francisco RO, for Medicare's Hill Burton Hospital Loan Portfolio; and Health Insurance Analyst.

Work Experience: conducted management audits of HEW's Upward Mobility Program; audited Medicare hospital & nursing home cost reports; legal deposition preparation for Medicare/Medicaid fraud litigation(U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of California); preparation of analytical studies & option papers on a variety of Medicare/Medicaid funded health-related programs, using Excel spreadsheet applications; statistical analysis; reviewing financial feasibility studies submitted by "Big 8" accounting firms to determine risk assessments of multi-milliom dollar Hill Burton hospital loan applications; interacted with hospital accountants, attorneys, & administrators; conducted legal reviews of medical office building leases and legal & financial reviews of state agency Medicaid budget applications; training new financial analysts; conducted on-site- reviews of financially-troubled hospitals; directed the San Francisco HHS RO's Hill Burton Hospital Loan Portfolio; & managed reimbursement operations for Medicare's Community Mental Health Center Program (CMHC), a national outpatient mental health program with over 1,100 facilities nation-wide; analyzed impact of proposed payment legislation on CMHCs; developed new payment strategies/systems for CMHCs; & provided technical assistance, as requested, to trade associations, attorneys, & general public. Taught accounting principles (P/T) @ Catonsville Community College (Md.).

Work Perfomance – Received many cash awards for saving Medicare/Medicaid Programs hundreds of thousands of dollars through investigational, & loan portfolio management monitoring activities.

Post Retirement: Member Board of Trustees – Yeshivat Dvar Yerushalayim, Jerusalem, Israel. Provide voluntary English & math tutoring, as well as financial & educational counseling to yeshiva students. Volunteered to provide English tutoring (writing,grammar,reading comprehension) & bagrut prep at a local boys' yeshiva high school. As a volunteer AACI English tutor - improved the business English vocabulary & diction of an Israeli-Russian speaking construction engineer. Developed a college-level Introduction to Business"101" course for a local Israeli teachers' college. Writing – have contributed articles to JANGLO & ETNI- see my JobShuk blog articles.

Interests: learning in a yeshiva part time. Reality Therapy; NLP workshops, Internet research on health-related subjects; educational consulting; English grammar; writing articles; keeping fit -tennis; jogging; genealogy; reading up on geo-politics, stock market; & enjoying a variety of musical selections.

Business- Services offered include preparation of analytical studies for small businesses & government agencies, including statistical analysis via Excel spreadsheet preparation. Tutoring/teaching/consulting services in business English & related courses. Reality Therapy & general life counseling. Job interview coaching & creation of employment CVs/resumes.

"Let my extensive work experience,skills, & educational background work for you!"

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