St. Louis,– Anders CPAs + Advisors (Anders) welcomes Merella Schandl, MHA, CPMSM, CPCS as a Senior Health Care Consultant. Merella brings over 25 years of health care experience to Anders as a Senior Health Care Consultant, having worked with all facets of the industry. She advises hospitals, managed care organizations and physicians on regulatory compliance and credentialing. Merella designs and implements plans for integrating provider enrollment while delegating credentialing and medical staff services to enhance client revenue cycles. Continuing industry education is important to Merella, and she is currently pursuing a Masters in Business Administration at Lindenwood University. A frequent presenter, Merella shares her depth of health care knowledge through local and national speaking opportunities.


Merella holds a Bachelor of Science in Workforce Development and Training from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale and a Masters in Health Care Administration from Lindenwood University. She is a Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) and Certified Professional Medical Services Management (CPMSM). Merella is active in many industry organizations including the Missouri Association of Medical Staff Services, Illinois Association of Medical Staff Services, Healthcare Financial Management Association and National Association of Medical Staff Services.


About Anders

Anders has nearly 200 partners and staff members, and approximately $30 million in revenue. For over 50 years, Anders has delivered full service accounting, tax, audit and advisory services to growth-oriented closely-held companies, organizations and individuals. The firm also specializes in valuation, forensics, strategic services, technology and financial services. For more information, visit Anders at