Bekah Jacobson, Invoicing & Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Bekah came to STAT in September 2016, with over 20 plus years of experience in the healthcare industry. Bekah manages all of STAT’s invoicing, Accounts Receivable and payroll. Bekah’s position is essential to success of STAT and our clients. With Bekah’s positive attitude, she has easily developed a trusting rapport with STAT clients. Bekah is a mother of 3, and grandmother of 3 and one on the way! She enjoys a simple life in the Tennessee countryside with family and 4 dogs.
Christy Ragano, Operations Assistant
Christy is STAT MedCare’s Operation’s Assistant. She works directly with the VP of Operations, Team Leads and Client Relation Directors. She joined the STAT team in 2017 with over 12 years administrative experience, and 7 of those years in the medical field. She is very detail oriented and works hard to strive for excellence. Christy has been married for 20 years and enjoys spending time with her husband and three teenage children.
Medical Staff Services Department
Jamie Terrero, Team Lead & Account Manager
Jamie joined STAT Med Care Solutions, LLC in September of 2016 and has over ten years of credentialing experience ranging from Provider Enrollment, Primary Source Verification, and Managed Care Credentialing for a variety of specialties including behavioral health and substance abuse providers. She has experience preparing applications for Medicare, Medicaid and a variety of commercial and community health care companies. Jamie has an extensive customer serviced based background, so she will not only meet your needs for credentialing in a timely and efficient manner, but she will also be a pleasure to work with and goes above and beyond to maintain client satisfaction at all times. Jamie was recently promoted to Team Lead/Account Manager in September 2017.
Jennifer Mikel, Director of Client Services
Jennifer joined STAT MedCare Solutions in 2013 and has over 12 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including provider enrollment, aging & denial management, primary source verification, contract negotiations, provider relations, and medical office management. Jennifer was promoted to Director of Client Services in March 2017. Prior to joining STAT MedCare, Jennifer was the Office Manager and Credentialing Coordinator for a physician recruitment firm specializing in government contracts. Jennifer has extensive experience and knowledge in initial credentialing, re credentialing, provider enrollment and hospital privileging, as well as state licensing applications. Jennifer is very organized, detail-oriented and a great communicator with a strong work ethic. Jennifer is also a notary public.
Kamisa Lindsey, Director of Client Services
Kamisa joined STAT MedCare in 2014 and has 16 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including billing, provider enrollment, contract rate negotiations and Managed Care. Kamisa was promoted to Director of Client Services in March 2017. Prior to joining STAT, Kamisa was the Claims Resolution Team Lead for a large healthcare organization, where she was responsible for reviewing and working the workflow dashboards and AR aging reports. Prior to that, Kamisa was the Provider Enrollment Manager where she was responsible for enrolling physician groups and individuals’ practices with commercial and governmental payers. She also assisted physicians with applying and amending their DEA, Medical License and IRS Documents. Kamisa is highly organized and detailed oriented. She has been married for 18 years and is the mother of one child. She loves reading, playing tennis, and spending time with family.
Catalina Corral, Provider Enrollment Specialist I
Catalina began her professional career in healthcare in 2012, as a medical receptionist. She was responsible for verification of insurance and eligibility. Catalina then took her skills to IPC The Hospitalist Company as a face sheet specialist. She was responsible for maintaining a professional relationship with multiple medical facilities throughout The United States to retrieve patient demographics needed for billing.Catalina was then promoted to Patient Account Specialist where she provided the highest quality member service for patients who had an outstanding balance. She received awards for her member service skills and for a high amount of AR collected. Catalina also trained in credentialing and began an interest.
Cheryl Reddick, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Cheryl has over 29 years of experience in the healthcare industry; including credentialing, provider enrollment, billing, collections, and healthcare service practice management. Cheryl has extensive knowledge and experience in the preparation and processing of provider applications for participation in Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, and other third party payors.
Donna Casper, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Donna has been working in credentialing since 2006. While completing her clinical rotation at East Houston Regional Hospital, Donna fell in love with the position. Donna moved forward in her career and become head of the Credentialing Department. When the facility merged with another facility, she moved on to a larger hospital group where she did credentialing services for thousands of applicants per year. Five years later, Donna found an opportunity with a large OB/GYN group, where she was the head of the credentialing department for two years, before joining STAT MedCare Solutions.
Elaine Rodgers, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Elaine joined STAT MedCare in 2017 and has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining STAT, Elaine served as a Medical Staff Services Consultant for a management and consulting company, a Credentialing Coordinator for a large hospital, as well as a Credentialing and Provider Enrollment Specialist for a large Health Science Center. During Elaine’s downtime, she loves cooking and takes a passionate role in culinary arts by completing astounding dishes that keeps everyone on their toes.
Jeanette Bailey, Provider Enrollment Specialist
Jeanette came to STAT MedCare in 2017. She has several years of experience in provider enrollment, insurance credentialing, as well as medical staff privileging. Jeanette got her start in credentialing and provider enrollment in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and further her knowledge with provider enrollment in her home state of Ohio.Jeanette holds an Associates of Science degree in Paralegal Studies, and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration.
Judy Booker, MBA, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Judy joined STAT Med Care Solutions, LLC in 2011 and comes to STAT with over 15 years of experience working as a healthcare professional; specifically, in nursing, medical assisting, credentialing, provider enrollment, provider relations, provider services, medical scheduling, and medical office management. Judy has extensive knowledge and experience in the preparation and processing of provider enrollment applications for participation in Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, as well as all commercial plans.
Julie Thomas, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Julie joined STAT Med Care Solutions, LLC in 2016 and comes to STAT with over 18 years of experience working as a healthcare professional; which includes credentialing, recredentialing, provider enrollment, pre-authorizations, denial management, provider relations, and medical office management. Julie has extensive knowledge and experience in the preparation and processing of provider applications for participation in Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, and other third party payors.
Kristin Deeken, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Kristin joined STAT MedCare Solutions in 2016 and brings over 14 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including credentialing, licensing, medical billing & coding, fee schedule negotiations, medical sales, and provider services. Prior to starting with STAT MedCare, Kristin was a representative at Innovative Healthcare, LLC helping doctors find new technology to expand into new areas and use products for cash billing and patient Insurance billing. Kristin is diligent, highly reliable, and detailed oriented. Kristin is married and a mother of three children. She loves the outdoors, spending time with family and long walks on the beach, fishing and hiking.
Lindsay Schoen, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Lindsay has over 20 years in the healthcare industry compiled of extensive clinical experience as a Phlebotomist, Emergency Room/ Trauma Tech, Orthopedic Tech and Medical Assistant; 10 years of administrative experience in Physician Practice Management and ASC Administration. Extensive experience with physician practice/clinic insurance contracts, negotiations and credentialing and hospital credentialing/privileging. As well as, clinic/physician billing, AR, claims negotiations, insurance verification and authorizations.
Liz Concepcion, Provider Enrollment Specialist I
Liz joined STAT Med Care Solutions in June of 2017 and has 2 years of credentialing experience with Provider Enrollment, Managed Care Credentialing for a variety of specialties including Anesthesia & a variety of mid-level providers. She has experience preparing applications for Medicare, Medicaid and all types of commercial and community health care companies. She also has an extensive customer serviced based/accounting background so not only will she meet your needs for credentialing in a timely and efficient manner, she will always be a pleasure to work with and goes above and beyond to maintain client satisfaction at all times while understanding the importance of credentialing for financial reasons.
Louanne Obrzut, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Louanne joined STAT MedCare Solutions in 2007 and comes to STAT with over fifteen years of professional credentialing experience. Prior to joining STAT MedCare, Louanne worked as a Credentialing Specialist for Kaiser Permanente. Louanne specializes in initial and reappointment credentialing and privileging process for Medical and adjunct Medical Staff in accordance with our Client’s Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, policies, and other regulatory agency standards. Louanne has extensive experience in the preparation and processing of provider applications for privileging appointments and state licensing.
Mia Bell-Scott, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Mia Bell-Scott is a Provider Enrollment Specialist with 15+ years of experience. Mia’s expertise ranges from startup enrollment for new client practices, to providers joining existing practices. As well as assisting to develop and maintain contacts with MCO’s throughout the country. As a member of the KAMSS, Mia stays knowledgeable on the continuous changes with the credentialing and enrollment requirements with government carriers, nationwide MCO’s, and the individual payors in various states.
Michelle Alexander, Provider Enrollment Specialist II
Michelle Alexander is a certified medical staff professional with STAT MedCare. She began her career in healthcare by working in the Medical Staff Office of a small hospital in Conroe, TX. Since that time, she has logged over six years of experience in various areas of credentialing (operations, managed care enrollment & network maintenance, insurance verification & referrals, primary source verifications, medical state licensing, medical executive assistance) In addition to her knowledge and experience in the preparation and processing of all commercial and Government managed care application, Michelle also has an outstanding background in provider network management, facility (hospital) medical staff privileging appointment and reappointment applications, State and Federal licensing applications, and renewals, as well as medical malpractice application/processing and claims history. Michelle possesses wonderful organizational skills, is extremely proficient, has a great work ethic, is very detail-oriented, and is an excellent communicator.
Patty Govednik, CPMSM, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Patty joined STAT MedCare Solutions in 2010 and has over 24 years of professional credentialing and managed care contracting experience. Prior to joining STAT MedCare, Patty was the Director of Credentialing and Licensing for a national full-service teleradiology provider. In that position, Patty oversaw the physician credentialing, managed care contracting and provider enrollment process. Prior to that, Patty was the Credentialing Services Manager and HIPAA Privacy Official for one of the country’s largest provider of diagnostic imaging services, overseeing the physician credentials verification and Medicare/Medicaid enrollment departments. Patty has extensive knowledge of JCAHO and NCQA standards, and CMS regulations. Patty has a BS degree from the University of Utah and has been a Certified Professional Medical Services Manager (CPMSM) since June 2008. She has been a member of the National Association of Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) since 2005 and the California Association of Medical Staff Services (CAMSS) since 2004.
Rebecca Esparza, Provider Enrollment Specialist I
Rebecca Esparza started her career in 1998 with the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, TX as a Senior Support Specialist in the claims department. In 2002 she went to work for Transplantation & General Surgery Associates, a busy multi-surgeon transplant and hepatobiliary practice located in the Texas Medical Center. It wasn’t long before she became the practice manager of the organization. She spent 15 years there before the practice closed its doors in 2016. Rebecca has nearly 20 years of experience and is knowledgeable in all aspects of practice management, claims management, provider enrollment and physician relations.
Rochelle Thornton, Provider Enrollment III
Rochelle Thornton is a highly professional and meticulous Provider Enrollment Specialist with an in-depth knowledge of credentialing and enrollment. Her primary areas of focus include healthcare credentialing, provider enrollment and auditing. Rochelle has more than 10 years’ experience in the healthcare industry with extensive background knowledge of NCQA, JCAHO and HIPAA standards, federal, state and local requirements relating to managed care operations, credentialing, and health plans.
Sharon Jordan, Provider Enrollment Specialist I
Sharon joined the STAT team in October 2016. Sharon is a healthcare professional with several years of experience in provider enrollment and credentialing. Being a firm believer that one never too old to stop learning; Sharon continues to further her knowledge, and is current enrolled in evening classes. Sharon has one grown daughter who is a travel nurse, married and lives in Washington state with her husband. Sharon is anxiously awaiting the birth of her first grandchild.Sharon enjoys cooking, gardening, a love of music, and spending time with her pets.
Sharon Long, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Sharon has 18 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Sharon is an Independent Payor Enrollment Consultant with over 14 years experience in the provider enrollment sector. An advocate for health care providers, Sharon constantly monitors the Payors to ensure applications are processed efficiently. Her knowledge, passion, and customer focus motivates her to proactively identify and effectively mitigate issues that impact credentialing. Sharon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management from Tennessee State University. She lives outside Charlotte, NC with her husband. In her spare time, Sharon loves spending time with her family, volunteering, and traveling.
Terri Wright, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Terri has 18 years of experience in the Healthcare Industry, including Provider Enrollment, Premium Service Management, and Provider Relations. Prior to joining STAT, Terri provided services as an Enrollment Consultant, with responsibilities of initial enrollment, credentialing and re-credentialing of physician groups and individual practices with government and commercial payors In addition, Terri has extensive experience in CAQH, and NPPES set up and file maintenance. Terri is married and a mother of 3 children.
Trisha Piloto, Provider Enrollment Specialist I
Trisha joined STAT in 2016 bringing with her extensive management skills and medical office knowledge. Trisha is a highly organized, dedicated Provider Enrollment Specialist who always goes the extra mile to provide superior service. She also holds her certification as a medical coder/biller. Trisha was previously the Database Administrator for STAT MedCare’s own STATCred which involves training and demos. Trisha enjoys attending plays and concerts and spending time with her husband, 5 children, and 3 grandchildren.