Industries / Healthcare

We help you focus on the patient more than the practice.

Running a medical practice today presents constant challenges from rising costs, to declining reimbursement, to the new sweeping reform legislation. These complex issues require comprehensive solutions. Our Medical Practice Consulting Group is here to provide them.

We are experienced in serving physician practices including small, one office practices to multi-office, multi-physician practices. Our established team of professionals is ready to help you in the areas of accounting, tax compliance and financial reporting to the areas of consulting, governance and structure, business valuation, electronic health records and more.

How our services are applied to healthcare

Outsourced Accounting Services
  • Assist with monthly financial statements, check writing, account reconciliation, payroll and sales tax filings. Our team can serve as your back office without having to take on unnecessary costs.
  • QuickBooks software support and evaluation of revenue per partner
  • Allocation of revenue per partner or physician
  • Serve as an interim CFO or other supporting accounting personnel for staff transition within an organization.
Consulting
  • Personnel consulting and assistance –we are often a resource for employment or hiring needs. We can assist in the search, interviewing, and hiring process.
Financial Reporting & Assurance

• Audit, reviews & compilations of financial statements for professional services firms such as engineering and architectural firms, medical and dental practices, and consulting and law firms

Forensic Accounting, Litigation & Business Valuation
  • Help you understand the value of your businesses
  • Perform due diligence on potential acquisitions
  • Assist in planning for the transition of ownership to the next generation through sale or estate planning
  • Assistance bringing in additional owners or partners
Tax

• Preparation, planning and assistance with federal, state and local income, franchise, payroll and sales tax

Employee Benefit Plans

• Audits of retirement plans and preparation of related tax filings

• Compliance with tax reporting for health and welfare plans

Wealth Management

• Retirement plan asset management and advisory services

• Estate and gift planning and general wealth management services for firms and the individual owners

IT
  • Our IT department can manage the computer, phone and other technology needs, including the design and implementation of facility improvements in these areas (i.e. wiring, equipment procurement/setup/training).

Wilkins Miller does an excellent job of proactively approaching us with ideas and valuable insight. We could not be more pleased with the service and the professionalism of their staff in handling our requests. Our partnership allows us to focus on giving our patients the care and experience they deserve because we know Wilkins Miller is going to do their job.

– Doreen Harrison

Working with Wilkins Miller allows us to practice healthcare instead of accounting. We don’t have to worry, they are reliable, trustworthy and always willing to find an answer. Not only do we receive excellent service, we enjoy working with their personable staff.

– Darren Waters

The Wilkins Miller team has a level of integrity, ease of communication and knowledge that I haven’t experienced with any other firm. We utilize both the accounting and wealth management services, and appreciate the convenience and continuity that goes along with it; they are the total package. I’ve worked with them since opening my solo practice and it was one of the best decisions I’ve made.

– Dr. Kevin Pickett

Working with Wilkins Miller has been a breath of fresh air. We have more time to focus on our patients and think about the future of the practice. Our partnership with Wilkins Miller gives us confidence that we are making decisions for our employees and our patients with accurate financials. The expertise and professionalism of the Wilkins Miller staff was recognizable from the moment we met.

– Janie Johnson - Urology and Oncology Specialists

Industry Leaders

Patricia M. Bessonen, CPA

Partner

Brandi Morgan, CPA

Partner

Mary Katherine Hudson

Consultant

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Patricia M. Bessonen, CPA

Partner

As a partner of Wilkins Miller, Pat Bessonen has worked in public accounting since 1983.

Pat specializes in the areas of financial reporting for closely held businesses and not-for-profit organizations, outsourced accounting services, income tax preparation and estate and gift tax planning for individuals. She has worked with clients in many industries including retail, wholesale and service industries.

She is an active member of the America International Certified Public Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and Estate Planning Council of Mobile, Alabama.

Outside of work, Pat enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

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Patricia M. Bessonen, CPA

Partner

As a partner of Wilkins Miller, Pat Bessonen has worked in public accounting since 1983.

Pat specializes in the areas of financial reporting for closely held businesses and not-for-profit organizations, outsourced accounting services, income tax preparation and estate and gift tax planning for individuals. She has worked with clients in many industries including retail, wholesale and service industries.

She is an active member of the America International Certified Public Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and Estate Planning Council of Mobile, Alabama.

Outside of work, Pat enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

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Brandi Morgan, CPA

Partner

Brandi Morgan brings over fifteen years of experience in public accounting to the Wilkins Miller team. She was named manager in 2009 and partner in 2020, and her experience includes individual and business taxation and income tax planning. She manages the Outsourced Accounting Services team which provides back-office accounting solutions for various companies. With a focus to increase financial visibility, Brandi helps companies identify pain points and achieve their goals. She specializes in tax planning, budgeting, payroll compliance, and financial analysis. Brandi is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor® and Bill.com Guru. She has experience with clients in a variety of industries including professional services, non-profit, real estate, and construction.

Brandi earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Alabama. She is a member of the Association of International Certified Public Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Mobile Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Class of 2013.

Outside of the office, Brandi enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading.

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Brandi Morgan, CPA

Partner

Brandi Morgan brings over fifteen years of experience in public accounting to the Wilkins Miller team. She was named manager in 2009 and partner in 2020, and her experience includes individual and business taxation and income tax planning. She manages the Outsourced Accounting Services team which provides back-office accounting solutions for various companies. With a focus to increase financial visibility, Brandi helps companies identify pain points and achieve their goals. She specializes in tax planning, budgeting, payroll compliance, and financial analysis. Brandi is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor® and Bill.com Guru. She has experience with clients in a variety of industries including professional services, non-profit, real estate, and construction.

Brandi earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Alabama. She is a member of the Association of International Certified Public Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Mobile Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Class of 2013.

Outside of the office, Brandi enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading.

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Mary Katherine Hudson

Consultant

Mary Katherine joined the Wilkins Miller team as an accountant after receiving a Bachelor's of Accountancy from Mississippi State University and a Master's in Accountancy from the University of South Alabama. Mary-Katherine is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor® and Bill.com Expert. She was promoted to consultant in 2020.

She is an active member of the Junior League of Mobile.

Mary-Katherine enjoys reading, playing tennis, and spending time at the beach.

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Mary Katherine Hudson

Consultant

Mary Katherine joined the Wilkins Miller team as an accountant after receiving a Bachelor's of Accountancy from Mississippi State University and a Master's in Accountancy from the University of South Alabama. Mary-Katherine is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor® and Bill.com Expert. She was promoted to consultant in 2020.

She is an active member of the Junior League of Mobile.

Mary-Katherine enjoys reading, playing tennis, and spending time at the beach.