Kamisa Lindsey, Auditing and Quality Control
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
Angela Prater, Provider Enrollment Specialist II
Angela Angela joined STAT Med Care Solutions in 2018 with 12 years of experience in credentialing and provider enrollment. Prior to joining STAT, Angela worked as the Team Lead for the credentialing department of a nationwide hospitalist group, in which she was responsible for the initial credentialing and recredentialing of physician and allied health practitioners in various hospital facilities for medical staff privileges.
Her experience ranges across medical credentialing processes, policies and procedures, including delegated, physician, hospitalist, allied health and locum tenens credentialing as well as Medicare Enrollment applications, NCQA, URAC, and CMS guidelines. In addition to her knowledge of medical staff credentialing, privileging procedures and standards, she also has knowledge of State Medical License and DEA applications, as well as primary source verification.
Angela currently lives in Woodbury, TN with her significant other and two teenaged children. Angela enjoys reading, cooking, sewing, anything outdoors such as gardening, horseback riding and 4-wheelers.
Anita Allen, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Anita joined STAT MedCare Solutions, LLC in 2014 and comes to STAT with over 35 years of experience working as a professional in the Healthcare industry. Anita previously worked for Aetna and was in the original team when BCBSTX came to San Antonio. In the early 1980’s she switched gears and went to work for physicians in private practice handling practice management, credentialing, medical billing and coding. In 1998, she opened her own billing company giving providers an outsourced option for end-to-end Revenue Cycle Management and included practice management, credentialing and coding.
Anita and her husband, Randy, have been married for 41 years and have 2 grown children and 3 beautiful granddaughters. She is active with several canine rescue groups in the San Antonio/Hill Country area, is an avid reader but enjoys her family time above all.
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.
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.
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 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.
Nekeisha Turner, Provider Enrollment Specialist III
Nekeisha Nekeisha joined STAT MedCare in 2017 and has over 8 years experience in the healthcare industry; including provider enrollment, credentialing, claims/billing, home health/hospice intake, insurance verifications, authorizations and primary source verifications. Prior to coming on board with STAT MedCare, she was the Intake/Authorizations Manager for a major home health/hospice organization. She has extensive experience in initial credentialing, re-credentialing, provider/group enrollment, and obtaining licensure for both providers and a group. Nekeisha is a very thorough and detail individual who loves structure. Her heart’s goal is to serve people in any capacity that she can.
Nekeisha is married with 3 beautiful children. In her leisure time she enjoys reading books and watching action movies.
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.
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.