Kamisa Lindsey, Operations Manager
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.
Bekah Jacobson, Finance Manager
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
Blanch Robinson, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Blanch joined STAT Med Care Solutions in 2018 with over 18 years of experience in Credentialing and Provider Enrollment. Prior to joining STAT, Blanch worked as a Team Lead for a local multispecialty physician group, where she credentialed them with commercial health plans, government health plans and hospital facilities.
Blanch lives in Katy Texas and has been married for 17 years with 2 children and a grandson. Blanch enjoys spending time with her family, traveling the world and shopping.
Brandee Avant, Provider Enrollment Specialist IV
Brandee is a Certified Professional Credentialing Specialist and a passionate leader with more than 10 years of experience and industry knowledge in credentialing. Her experience ranges across managing and processing on a credentialing committee, credentialing, re-credentialing, license and DEA applications, provider enrollment and primary source verification. She has collaborated and communicated with major healthcare organizations, insurance companies, and agencies to process credentialing and provider enrollment for a large number of practitioners simultaneously.
Brandee has excellent organizational skills and is detail oriented. She currently lives in Arizona which makes family trips to the beach in California her favorite enjoyment in life.
Catalina Corral, Provider Enrollment Specialist II
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.
Elizabeth Walton, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Elizabeth joined STAT MedCare in January 2018 with 22 years of experience in the healthcare industry; including provider enrollment, credentialing, managed care contracting, QA monitoring and provider relations. Prior to joining STAT, Elizabeth 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 payers. In addition, she has 15 years experience in NPPES and CAQH set up and file maintenance.
Elizabeth has three beautiful children, two girls and a boy, who are all serving in the Military. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at the homeless shelter and teaching swim lessons.
Jamie Terrero, Team Lead & Provider Enrollment Specialist III
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.
Jeanette Bailey, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
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.
Jennifer Mikel, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
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.
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.
Louanne Obrzut, Medical Staff 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.
March Fincher, Medical Staff Specialist III
March joined STAT in 2017 and has been in healthcare administration for almost 25 years. Most recently, she was a Credentialing Coordinator / Licensing Coordinator for a nationwide oncology-specific locum tenens and permanent placement organization. March was responsible for in-house provider credentialing, hospital privilege applications and medical license applications (all 72 medical and osteopathic boards) from start to finish. March also completed and maintained CAQH profiles, DEA registrations, and state controlled substance licenses. Prior to that role, she did credentialing with a staffing agency, managed a US Army Clinical Credentialing division, and managed a small hospital medical staff office. She earned an Associate of Applied Technology degree in Computer Information Systems/Database from Chattahoochee Technical College in 2006 and graduated with honors. March believes in providing patients in our great Nation with quality healthcare, so she takes pleasure in participation to deliver that.
March was a single mom for 20+ years. Since her two “children” are grown and happy, she is a single mom to two adoring cats. She volunteers regularly in a no-kill cat shelter. She enjoys motorcycle riding, recycling, reading, movies, and spending time with family.
Maria Gabbai, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Maria joined STAT MedCare in 2018. Her background includes 16 years of serving as Provider Enrollment subject matter expert for large organizations and multi-departments such as practice integration, business development, legal, compliance, revenue cycle management, managed care and credentialing. Prior to joining STAT, Maria worked as a National Corporate Manager of Provider Enrollment, where she served as the national expert of all provider enrollment related activity for Entities and Individual Providers. She also worked for a Managed Medicaid healthcare organization and developed the implementation of the new state Medicaid program for long term care services (SMMC) while maintaining the existing state contracts.
Maria loves traveling, learning new cultures, enjoys reading, cooking and baking. She is also a mother of 3 kids.
Maria Negron, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Maria joined STAT MedCare Solutions, LLC in January of 2018 and has 18 years of experience in the healthcare industry; facility medical staff privileging and reappointment applications, adjuct Medical Staff privileging, State and Federal licensing applications, renewals, as well as CAQH application and re-attestations.
Maria possesses exceptional organizational skills, very detail-oriented, has a great work ethic, and is an excellent communicator.
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 III
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.
Paulene Simpson, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Paulene joined STAT MedCare in 2017 and has 5 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining STAT, Paulene was the Provider Enrollment & Credentialing Specialist for a Physical Therapy organization, where she was responsible for the overall onboarding and enrollment of 60+ Physical Therapists across 10 organizations with 22 locations across four states. She also worked for multiple other practices performing billing, licensing, enrolling and credentialing services.
She has a teenage son who is a competitive swimmer with aspirations to swim for a Division 1 College. In her free time, she is a USA Swimming Stroke & Turn Official as well as being certified to officiate at High School & NCAA meets. If there’s a swim meet in her area, you can pretty much guarantee that she is on the pool deck! She also enjoys reading, a variety of physical activities and spending quality time with her son.
Penny Kreager, Provider Enrollment Specialist I
Penny joined STAT MedCare in 2017 and has over 9 years of experience in the healthcare industry and over 20 years of customer service. Penny studied several medical assistant classes, is hard working, organized, and very diligent.
Penny has been married for 35 years. She has a son that lives with his wife and only grandchild in Tucson, Arizona and another son who lives in Indiana. Both sons serve as Army Reserves. Penny enjoys shopping flea markets/antiques, biking, swimming, and spending time with family.
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.
Sonja Deckelman-Klinke, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Sonja began her career in 1991 in the Medical Staff Office at University Hospital in Augusta, GA. She has 26 years of experience as a Medical Staff Services Professional and has obtained her national certifications as a Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist and Certified Professional in Medical Services Management. She has served on the Board of the Georgia Association of Medical Staff Services, as the Education Chair, Treasurer, President-elect/Program Chair and as the President. Over the past 17 years Sonja has held positions managing Medical Staff Services offices and was responsible for all functions and processes. She has extensive knowledge in credentialing, re-credentialing, privileging processes, continuous monitoring of expirables and policy writing.
Sonja has been married to Manfred Klinke since 1987, they have one son age 25. Sonja enjoys spending time with family, taking care of her pets and traveling when time allows.
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.
Toshia Gibson, Provider Enrollment Specialist II
Toshia joined STAT MedCare Solutions, LLC in January 2018 with 17 years of experience in the healthcare industry; claims, government reimbursements, enrollment, credentialing, appeals and grievances, and data analyst. Prior to joining STAT MedCare Solutions, Toshia has traveled the past 7 years throughout the country with a team of Credentialing Specialists to help with backlogs of initial enrollment and revalidation applications. Toshia is a team player walking along side and supporting other colleagues. She has solid analytical, communication, critical thinking and time management skills.
In Toshia’s personal time she enjoys attending seasonal professional games, having family game and movie nights, and traveling.
Trisha Piloto, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
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.