GS Bhalla

Chairman and CEO

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GS started Cosentus in 1997 and has been in the medical billing and revenue cycle management business for more than 23 years. He graduated from Delhi University in Economics and started his entrepreneurial journey right out of college. He takes a great deal of pride in hiring and developing his team, growing from three employees to over 1000 strong in the last twenty three years. Cosentus still has more than a dozen of its original founding team still working with the company. He currently acts as Chairman and CEO of the company.

He currently lives in sunny Orange County, California with his wife, two children and three dogs, Milo, Percy and Eevee. He is an avid golfer and has played some spectacular courses like Cypress Point, The Old Course at St. Andrews, Lahinsh, Pebble Beach, and more. He is a member of YPO and the Harvard Business School Alumni Association.

Melanie Lafferty

Vice President of Operations

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Melanie joined the Cosentus team with more than 25 years of experience in Complete Revenue Cycle Management, Practice Management, Coding and Compliance, and Operations Optimization. She has provided Practice Management oversight for a wealth of provider organizations nationally and has restructured many RCM Operations to provide a more effective, efficient RCM workflow for several clients, and has taken a key role in many new client implementations. She has also provided guidance with group formation, hospital relations and payer negotiations. She has been a presenter at many coding, billing and compliance seminars across the country and continues to be a resource for many provider associations.

Melanie has three amazing kids spread all over the Pacific Coast with work and school and loves every opportunity she gets to be with them, whether it’s a quick trip together or just being able to spend a quiet night at home. She loves music in every form, and jumps at the chance to see anything live, but will remain a dedicated 80’s fan as long as she lives.

Ajay Kumar

Head of Operations

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Ajay has been with Cosentus for 20 years managing multi-specialty billing operations and heads a large team of qualified professionals. He has a Masters Degree in Business Administration and has held several leadership roles within the organization. Before Cosentus, he had 10 years of experience in IT and related products and services. He also oversees the technology department within the company.

Ajay is a proud father to two daughters and loves spending time with his family as well as enjoying classical music.

Kanit Wongyai

Director of Operations

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Kanit has been in the medical billing industry for more than 20 years and has experience in Revenue Cycle Management, Practice Management, Training and Client Process Improvement. He has extensive experience in various specialties including but not limited to Anesthesia and Pain Management. He brings along with him the zest to provide great quality service, ensuring optimum collections for clients and continued education on industry standards within the company for mutual beneficial success. He believes a strong work ethic is just as important as a strong sense of ownership over the work of the clients we serve.

Kanit is an avid pop culture enthusiast who loves to read and write and enjoys going to concerts. He loves learning and believes it is important to keep up to date with trends, people and film.

Allen Ranjan

Vice President of Client Relations

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Allen Ranjan is a seasoned executive with an Economics and Finance background. He has 17 years of experience in Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management where he has held leadership roles in Operations, Client Relations, Data & Business Intelligence, Digital Marketing & Sales. He has extensive experience in ASC, Orthopedic Surgery, Urgent Care Center and Anesthesia Revenue Cycle Management. Earlier in his career, he spent a considerable amount of time working in the accounts receivable department of the company.

In his free time, Allen likes to blog about the trends in the healthcare industry. He is also a community leader and lends a helping hand with socio-economic issues in his local community.

Ashley Nicholson

Director of Client Relations

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Ashley has held a client-centric role in Revenue Cycle Management for approximately 15 years, focusing on specialties from Anesthesiology to Pediatric Care. Her strengths lie in Process Improvement, Employee Development, and Client Relationships with a healthy working knowledge of full revenue cycle management. She is a new face to Cosentus; however, she has been working with the Cosentus team in some capacity for several years and was excited when the opportunity arose to formally join the Cosentus family.

Ashley is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys attending sporting events with her husband and daughter. She also enjoys traveling with her family, playing music with her drummer husband, and is passionate about writing.

Regina Mejia

Senior Account Manager - ASC, Orthopedics, Pain

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Regina has more than 22 years of experience in Healthcare and Medical Billing with extensive knowledge in DME, Orthotic and Prosthetic specialties. An enthusiastic and highly motivated employee, Regina has a knack for fostering positivity wherever she goes and passing on her knowledge to up-and-coming staff to help them reach their full potential.

Regina loves spending time outdoors with her family, cheering on at sporting events or getting down-to-earth while camping, fishing, and sight-seeing new destinations.

Perla Setya

Senior Account Manager - Anesthesia, Pain, Ortho, OBGYN, ASC, Urgent Care

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Perla Setya is an accomplished Revenue Cycle Management professional with over 12 years of experience. She started her career in Accounts Receivable department of Cosentus and has held several leadership positions in AR and Billing in her 12 years with with Cosentus. She has demonstrated success in optimizing Anesthesia, Pain, Orthopedic, OBGYN, ASC and Urgent Care billing and collections. She is an expert at practice data analysis and reporting and has worked with over several different software platforms including Medsuite, Docutap, DaisyBill and Advanced MD.

Perla has significant experience in vendor management, client relationship management, account management, operations, leadership, run-out AR management and training. She currently has a client-centric role and manages over a dozen pain clinics and urgent care centers.

Navneet Kaur

Senior Account Manager - Orthopedics, Pain

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Navneet has more than 15 years of experience in multi-specialty billing. Her expertise lies in Ophthalmology, Pain Management, Endoscopy, General Surgery, ENT and Dermatology. She is a certified revenue cycle representative with Healthcare Financial Management Association and is always eager to expand her knowledge base and collaborate on process improvement.

Navneet enjoys the outdoors and sharing that time with her family, whether it’s taking the dog out for adventures on the weekends or digging her toes into the sand.

Phil Sharma

Senior Account Manager - ASC, Orthopedics, Pain, GYN/ONC

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Phil is a seasoned Revenue Cycle Management professional with experience of over 12 years and exposure to all aspects of a claim lifecycle including credentialing, billing, coding and AR management. He has extensive exposure to billing for Anesthesia, ASC, Orthopedic, Pain and Surgery. He is an expert at workflow designing and optimization and has been instrumental in implementing various process improvements and intelligence measures. He has held leadership roles in Operations and Client Servicing. He has a management degree in hospitality and worked in the hospitality industry prior to working for Cosentus.

A father of two children, he loves to spend time with his family and loves home improvement projects.

Cristina Delgado

Senior Account Manager - Primary Care, Orthopedics

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Cristina recently celebrated 16 years with Cosentus and has worn several hats during that time. Her natural ability to develop relationships has made her an integral part of the Cosentus team. She heads up Family Practice, Orthopedic and Pediatric specialties while embodying the importance of truly enjoying where you are and the work you do. A born leader – she mentors up-and-coming employees in the industry and has taken to a leadership role with ease.

Cristina leads a busy but full life with 5 kids, and still finds the time to make sure everyone around her is enjoying life to the fullest.

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