Committees

Business Analytics

Mission: To provide business analytics information to NAHC HHFMA members that better informs home health and hospice decision-making.

Role: The role of the Business Analytics Committee is to keep constant surveillance of business issues critical to financial managers, and through the pooling of Committee member resources, provide related data and analysis to NAHC HHFMA members.

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Committee Chair

Aaron Little*

Committee Members

Chris Attaya* Kevin Carter Christine Lang* Rob Simione*
Alan Blakeney Mike Dordick* Richard Corcoran Beau Sorensen*
Keith Boroch Valerie Cornett Demitrios Panacopoulos* Brian Lebanion
Tom Boyd* Phillip London Juli Meyer Andrew Pagsisihan
Patrick Brown* Patricia Gratton Tyler Rardin Doug Harrison
David Kerns Jen Tom Mike Welsch Elizabeth Wilson
Jake Wood
Communications

Mission: To ensure the Home Health and Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA) communication activities support the efforts of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice and are responsive to the needs of the membership and the professional at large.

Role: The Communication Committee serves as the group responsible for organizing, publishing, issuing or otherwise communicating activities and results of HHFMA Committees to the HHFMA membership and to the industry.

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Committee Chair

Carolyn Flietstra*

Committee Members

Patrick Brown* Summer Napier* Aaron Little* Rob Simione*
Marcylle Combs* Melinda Gaboury* Jerry Peiffer* Maria Warren*
Elaine Stephens* Pat Laff* Nick Seabrook*
Education

Mission: To ensure the Home Health and Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA) conferences, seminars, webinars and other educational activities support the efforts of the National Association for HOme Care and Hospice and are responsive to the needs of the membership and the professional at large.

Role: The Education Committee will conduct business of the committee through attendance at the annual workgroup meeting to develop programming for the annual conference as well as develop topics for presentation through other electronic communications (webinars and call with the expert). It is intended that the Education Committee leverage the experience, expertise, and insight of subject matter experts to build professionalism and understanding in matters pertaining to home health and hospice financial and operational management.

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Committee Chair

Melinda Gaboury*
Summer Napier* (Co-Chair)

Committee Members

Umi Chahal Cindy Krafft* Paige Berogan Diane Poole
Barbara Citarella Suzanne Krempasky* Lorie Owens Tammy Ross
Brian Lebanion Dave Macke* Alan Schabes* Alan Schabes*
William Simione, III* Wayne Van Halem Sherri Parson Emily Payne
Jena Weitzer Rene Wheaton*
Governance and Nominating

Mission: To ensure the Home Health and Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA) advisory bodies (Advisory Board and Workgroup) perform optimally in responding to the needs of the membership and the professionals at large.

Role: The Governance and Nominating Committee (GNC) provides ongoing review and recommendations to enhance the recruitment, selection, orientation, training, and performance feedback for individual members, officers and these advisory bodies as a whole.

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Committee Chair

Patrick Brown*

Committee Members

Carolyn Flietstra* Melinda Gaboury* Pat Laff* Jerry Peiffer* Bill Musick*
Innovations

Mission: To ensure the Home Health and Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA) Innovations Committee supports the efforts of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice and are responsive to the needs of the membership and the professional at large.

Role: The Innovations Committee serves as a thought leader responsible for providing information, recommendations and topics of interest regarding financial management issues arising from ongoing changes to the home care and hospice industry. These will be provided to other HHFMA Committees, the HHFMA membership, the NAHC Board, NAHC committees, NAHC membership and the industry. The Innovations Committee will be a key contributor with significant positive impact in the industry’s adaptation to the changing marketplace in home care and hospice.

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Committee Chairs

Maria Warren*
Carolyn Flietstra*

Committee Members

Keith Crownover* Melinda Gaboury* Steve Molinari Steve Peterschmidt
Andrea Fairbanks* Paul Giles* Todd Montigney* Amy Guberman
Joe Calcutt* Tim Ingram Bill Musick* Laura Wilson
Marcylle Combs* Cindy Krafft* Sue Payne* Kati Hale
Sarani Doshi Trina Lanier Jerry Peiffer* Jordan Holland
Konnie Evans Carissa McKenna Glenn Tolchin Angela Huff
Membership

Mission: To promote and advise on the benefits of HHFMA for purpose of recruiting and retaining active members in the association.

Role: The Membership Committee will conduct business through regular teleconference meetings and actively support the Financial Managers Annual Conference’s recruitment activities.

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Committee Chair

Jerry Peiffer*

Committee Members

Mike Freytag Tiffany Karlin* Mark Kulik* Steve Molinari
Nick Seabrook Kati Hale* Tim Ingram Stephanie Johnston
Payment and Reimbursement

Mission: To identify, research and study emerging home care and hospice payment and reimbursement issues to assist HHFMA and NAHC in the development of strategy, advocacy, and education on the corresponding payment and reimbursement issues.

Role: The Payment and Reimbursement Committee will conduct business through quarterly teleconference meetings to help identify emerging home care and hospice payment and reimbursement matters that the HHFMA Workgroup should address on behalf of HHFMA and NAHC. Where appropriate, temporary subcommittees or task forces will be established to focus on payment and reimbursement issues that have been identified as needing attention. Such subcommittees or task forces shall work with the Payment and Reimbursement Committee to develop the goals, appropriate forum for meetings, and timeline for desired results. It is intended that the Payment and Reimbursement Committee leverage the experience, expertise, and insight of subject matter experts to build workgroups to research and study home care and hospice payment and reimbursement issues to assist HHFMA and NAHC in the development of strategy, advocacy, and education on the corresponding payment and reimbursement issues.

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Committee Chair

Nick Seabrook*

Committee Members

Jeff Aaronson Ted Cuppett Erika Hamilton Tim Rogers*
David Berman* Konnie Evans Brian Harris Alan Schabes*
Tom Boyd* RJ Gagnon* M. Aaron Little* Mark Sharp*
Bart Bybee Andrea Fairbanks Dave Macke* Kinman Tong
Mark Cannon Theresa Forster Jason McClain Bill Ulrich
Matt Chadwick Patty Gratton Summer Napier* John Wittenberg
Mahmood Ismael Donna Maloney Phil Matro Dimitri Panacoupulos
Jessica Rockne Nick Seabrook* Bhavesh Shah Mike Simione
Katie Wehri
Policy

Mission: To review the National Association for Homecare and Hospice (NAHC) current fiscal year Legislative and Regulatory Blue Prints for Action.

Role: The Policy Committee will conduct business of the committee through attendance at the annual Financial Managers Conference and will evaluate the issues contained within the Legal and Regulatory Blue Prints for Action as to whether or not HHFMA should express a position and rate their effect as being short-term, long-term or both.

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Committee Chairs

Elaine Stephens
Pat Laff*

Committee Members

Tom Boyd* Marcylle Combs* Summer Napier*
Women in Home Health and Hospice Leadership

Mission: The mission of HHFMA’s Women in Home Health and Hospice Leadership Committee (WHHLC) is to empower professional, energetic and passionate, female HHFMA members advocating for home health and hospice to elevate to leadership roles within HHFMA and the industry at large.

Role: The WHHLC will serve as a catalyst to promote women in home care and hospice financial management through networking, education, and leadership opportunities within HHFMA. WHHLC will support HHFMA efforts to be a change maker within the home health and hospice field. Any such events held by WHHLC will be with the objective to connect women to not just other female leaders but all leadership within HHFMA, empower more female leadership throughout the HHFMA, and inspire women by bringing together a diverse mix of home health and hospice leaders nationwide.

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Committee Chair

Marcylle Combs*

Committee Members

Natalie Alexander Melinda Gaboury* Molly Casey Barbara Hanna*
Erin Masterson Sarah Gainy Tammy Ross Deb Richardson
Gina Mazza Valerie Cornett* Andrea Fairbanks Trisha Ritchie
Samantha McKay Carolyn Flietstra Erin Masterson Trisha Ritchie
JuliAnna Meyer Kati Hale Lorie Floyd Angela Huff
Sara Castillo Cindy Krafft* Michelle Kuna Jess Stover
Umi Chahal Geraldine Holmes Jennifer Rad Jena Weitzer
Kim Costello Stephanie Johnston Summer Napier* Suzanne Krempasky*
Tiffany Karlin* Maria Warren* Trudy Peters Elizabeth Wilson
Amber Popek
Young Professionals

Mission: To seek qualified young financial professionals, typically those under the age of 40 years old, who have established or are developing careers in the home care and hospice industries and engage those professionals in activities of the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA) and National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), including advocacy, education, membership, and other activities.

Role: The Young Financial Professionals Committee will conduct business through periodic virtual and live meetings to achieve its primary purpose of engaging qualified young home care and hospice financial professionals in the activities of HHFMA and NAHC. When appropriate, subcommittees or task forces will be established to focus on committee initiatives. The committee will also seek opportunities to collaborate and support other HHFMA and NAHC committees on respective initiatives.

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Committee Chairs

Rob Simione*
Maria Warren*

Committee Members

Jarrett Bauer Natalie Alexander Erin Masterson Anslee Cervenka
Matthew Crapanzano RJ Gagnon* Keith Dapprich Konnie Evans
Aman Bhan Chris Jenkins Carl Luther Michael Simione
Matthew Bork Kati Hale* Philip Matro Jess Stover
Matt Chadwick Brian Harris Summer Napier* Victoria Nihan
Matt Chalberg Emily Payne Andrew Pagsisihan David Saling
Anthony Smith Ben Sullivan Demitrios Panacopoulos* Kinman Tong
Amanda Thomas Stavros Katsifis Jena Weitzer Alexander Van Gundy
Jeffrey Endermann Ricka Willlett Amber Popek Eimee Wakefield
Katie Wenninger Philip London Mark Romano

* Indicates they are a HHFMA Work Group member.

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