April Arzate – Chief Operating Officer


Ms. Arzate has more than 10 years’ experience as a Chief Operating Officer and Administrator of large group medical practices, including serving as Director of Financial Services for Ascend Student Health Services.  Ms. Arzate brings an in-depth understanding of healthcare business operations, including all phases of accounts receivable management, credentialing with insurance payors, physician coding and compliance, negotiation and interpretation of third party payor contracts, and other practice operations. Ms. Arzate personally oversees and directs all third-party payor training and implementation processes for Ascend's clients.  Ms. Arzate earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from New Mexico State University and a Master's of Business Administration in Business Management from St. Edward's University.