Melissa Hulke



Melissa Hulke specializes in providing litigation support, forensic accounting investigations, compliance, and data analysis services to healthcare entities and their legal counsel. She is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensics, and Certified Healthcare Financial Professional. She applies her finance and accounting expertise in the payer and provider healthcare market segments.

Ms. Hulke regularly speaks and publishes on provisions of the Affordable Care Act. She serves as a peer reviewer for hfm magazine, a national monthly print publication of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, related to legal and regulatory compliance, as well as payment, reimbursement, and managed care topics.

Ms. Hulke has been engaged as an expert witness and is highly experienced in forensic accounting and litigation, in addition to having experience as a senior manager of a privately held company. She has led the damages analyses of numerous large engagements. She also served on a nationwide team of consultants to improve a publicly traded company’s financial reporting system.


Arizona State University
MBA, 2005
BS, Economics, 1999

Employment History

Navigant Consulting 
2011 - 2015

Senior managing consultant
2007 - 2011

Director of finance
2005 - 2007

Lancaster Consulting
Managing consultant
2000 - 2005

1999 - 2000

News & Insights

Selected Publications

News & Commentary


Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Healthcare Financial Management Association

American Bar Association, Section of Litigation and Health Law

American Health Lawyers Association