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* Mike Dordick* Andrew Pagsisihan Tom Boyd*
Mark Hunt Cynthia Gibbons Dimitrios Panacopoulos Beau Sorensen
Tyler Rardin Mike Welsch Kevin Carter Rob Simione*
Alan Blakeney Suzanne Krempasky* Patrick Brown* John Tranberg*
Keith Boroch Christine Lang* Bradley Wear*
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

Paul Giles*

Committee Members

Marcylle Combs* Melinda Gaboury* Bill Musick* Nick Seabrook*
Donna DeBlois Pat Laff* Jerry Peiffer* Rob Simione*
Carolyn Flietstra*
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*

Committee Members

Walt Borginis* Leigh Harris Melissa McCall Alan Schabes*
Carla Braveman Yvonne Hymel Steve Molinari William Simione, III*
Helen Burlock Lacey Jackson Todd Montigny* Wayne Van Halem
Barbara Citarella Suzanne Krempasky* Diana Poole Jenna Weitzer
Carolyn Flietstra* Dave Macke*
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

Bill Musick*

Committee Members

Carolyn Flietstra* Melinda Gaboury* Pat Laff* Jerry Peiffer*
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

Donna DeBlois*
Carolyn Flietstra*

Committee Members

Chris Attaya* Marcylle Combs* Diane Link Cory Rutledge*
Aman Bhan Bill Dombi* Julia Maroney Robin Seidman
Michael Blackstone Andrea Fairbanks* Carissa McKenna Mark Sharp*
Walt Borginis* Alex Freeman Steve Molinari Glenn Tolchin
Tom Boyd* Melinda Gaboury* Todd Montigney* Karen Vance
Patrick Brown* Matt Garcia Bill Musick* Maria Warren*
Joe Calcutt* Paul Giles* Sue Payne* Laura Wilson
Theresa Canziani Cindy Krafft Jerry Peiffer*
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
Tiffany Holiman 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 Scott Cox Susan Kesterson Tim Rogers*
David Berman* Ted Cuppett Maureen Laskowski Alan Schabes*
Walt Borginis* Jhonna DeMarcky M. Aaron Little* Mark Sharp*
Tom Boyd* RJ Gagnon* Dave Macke* Kinman Tong
Will Boyd Cindy Gibbons Jason McClain Bill Ulrich
Mark Cannon Paul Giles* Summer Napier* John Wittenberg
Matt Chadwick Mahmood Iqbal
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

Carolyn Flietstra*
Pat Laff*

Committee Members

Tom Boyd* Marcylle Combs* Jhonna DeMarcky
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

Laura Batstone Carolyn Flietstra* Corinne Kuypers-Denlinger Amber Popek
Brenda Beggs Leah Friederich Brittany Logan Lu Post
Maureen Bischoff Melinda Gaboury* Penny Lovitt Deb Richardson
Sarah Blackstock Sarah Gainy LeShea Mason Trisha Ritchie
Allison Cannon Janell Gaudin Yvonne Massey Karen Vance
Sara Castillo Cindy Gibbons Arlene Maxim Eimee Wakefield
Umi Chahal Rachel Hawkins Melissa McCall Maria Warren*
Barbara Citarella Geraldine Holmes Lorie Moore Floyd Amy Warrington
Kim Costello Kelly Hurlburt Julie ONeill Elizabeth Wilson
Jhonna DeMarcky Tiffany Karlin* Amy Parkinson Patsy Woodcock
Suzanne Krempasky* Trudy Peters
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

Josh Banach Mike Freytag Matt McCarthy Mark Romano
Sarani Banerji Doshi RJ Gagnon Jason McClain Cory Rutledge*
Jarrett Bauer Matt Garcia Mike McConnell Kelsey Shults
Drew Beal Brian Harris Steve Molinari Michael Simione
Matthew Bork John Heckman Todd Montigney* Jess Stover
Jamie Caves Matt Hughes Kris Novack* Jake Studer
Matt Chadwick Tiffany Karlin* Andrew Pagsisihan Josh Sullivan*
Matt Chalberg Julie Konieczka Taylor Philley Kinman Tong
Nicole Chieffalo Philip London Amber Popek Eimee Wakefield
Jacob Combs Melissa McCall Nick Roberts Graydon Wessinger
Andrea Fairbanks*

* Indicates they are a HHFMA Work Group member.

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