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 Please send all Mail (Other than VHC Payments) to:

Department of Vermont Health Access
ATTN: (Name/Unit)
NOB 1 South
280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1010

PLEASE NOTE: ALL VHC PREMIUM PAYMENTS SHOULD BE MAILED TO:

Vermont Health Connect
PO BOX 1840
Williston, VT 05495-1840

 

ADMINISTRATION 

 Phone: 802-879-5900    Fax: 802-879-5962

Steven Costantino, Commissioner

Lori Collins, Deputy Commissioner, Policy, Fiscal & Support Services Division

Aaron French, Deputy Commissioner, Health Services & Managed Care Division 

Tom Boyd, Deputy Commissioner of Payment Reform

Craig Jones, Director, Blueprint for Health 

Thomas Simpatico, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

Scott Strenio, Medicaid Medical Director

Michael Barber, Staff Attorney II

Howard Pallotta, General Counsel II

Kelly Gordon, Project and Operations Director

Darcy McPherson, Program Technician I

Suellen Squires, Administrative Secretary

Jessica Ploesser, Legal Hearing Support Specialist

Adaline Strumolo, Health Care Project Director

Thomas Kester, Staff Attorney I

David Gabe Epstein, Staff Attorney I

 

 BLUEPRINT FOR HEALTH     <back to top>

 Phone: 802-879-5900    Fax: 802-879-5651

Miki Hazar,  Assistant Director BPFH

Heather Kendall, Medicaid Programs & Operations Administrator

Jennifer Le, Admin Services Manager I

Casey O'Hara, Medicaid Operations Administrator

Jenney Samuelson, Assistant Director BPFH

Lorraine Siciliano, Medicaid Operations Administrator

Beth Tanzman, Assistant Director BPFH

Richard Terricciano, Information Technology Manager

Geralynn Thornton, Programs & Operations Auditor

Tim Tremblay, Data Management/Analyst

Mary Katherine Mohlman, Health Services Researcher

Gwen Slagle, Program Tech II

  

BUPRENORPHINE PROGRAM     <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5900    Fax: 802-879-5651

  

CHRONIC CARE INITIATIVE     <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-879-5651

Chronic Care Initiative Team Map (12/04/2014)

Amy Blanchard, Nurse Case Manager - Franklin & Grand Isle Counties

Heather Bollman, Clinical Operations & Service Quality

Christopher Chadwick, LADC - Rutland & Addison Counties

Kimberly Humphrey, Nurse Case Manager - Caledonia, Orleans & Essex Counties

Eileen Girling, Field Director, Vermont Chronic Care Initiative

Andrea Hoffman, Nurse Case Manager - Chittenden County

Blythe Kersula, Nurse Case Manager - Washington & Orange Counties

Mary Lacaillade, Nurse Case Manager - Lamoille County

Constance Hourihan, Nurse Case Manager - Orange & Washington Counties

Susan Read-Smith, Nurse Case Manager - Windham County

Anni Savage-Prusaczyk, Nurse Case Manager - Addison & Rutland Counties

Kathy Shuster, Nurse Case Manager - Windsor County

Debbie Smith, LADC, Windsor County

Margaret Tarmy, Senior Nurse Case Manager - Chittenden County

Margaret Terrien, Nurse Case Manager - Chittenden County

Heather Walton, Administrative Services Coordinator

Dawn Weening, Program Operations & Service Qualtiy

Angie White, Senior Nurse Case Manager - Franklin & Grand Isle Counties

Lou-Anne Wood, Nurse Case Manager - Franklin & Grand Isle Counties

Tonya Wilkinson, Senior Nurse Case Manager - Chittenden County

Cynthia Ghosh, Nurse Case Manager – Bennington County

Harold Diaz, Nurse Case Manager-Chittenden County

Joan MongeonClinical Informatics Analyst

Sharon Moore, VCCI Nurse Case Manager Bennington

Robyn Ayer, Nurse Case Manager High Risk Pregnancy

 

CLINICAL OPERATIONS     <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5903    Fax: 802-879-5963

Kristin Allard, Clinical Operations & Quality Assurance Manager

Charles Bowen, Public Health Dentist

Daljit Clark, Clinical Operations Director

Bradley Gabree, Nurse Case Manager

Linda Martinez, Nurse Case Manager

Susan Mason, Physical Therapist

Gregory Maurer, Public Health Dentist

Bonnie Mazza, Program Technician I

Julie McDonald, Administrative Services Technician IV

Richard Reed, Public Health Dentist

Suzanne Webb, Nurse Case Manager

Caley Wilson, Nurse Case Manager

Evan Welsh, Clinical Utilization Reiew Data Analyst

      

COORDINATION OF BENEFITS (COB)     <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-879-5959

Debbie Austin, Coordination of Benefits Director

  • Casualty
  • Estate Recoveries
  • Health Insurance
  • Hospice 
  • Medicare Advocacy Project Contract
  • Medicare Benefits Coordination
  • Trusts/Annuities

Shane Daley, Program Consultant

Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS) Project Lead

  • IE Project
  • ACCESS Remediation
  • Billing Issues
  • HPID
  • DUALS Project

Lisa Botala, Program Consultant

  • Casualty Recoveries
  • Special Needs Trust

Rolenda Corrow, COB Specialist

  • Health Insurance Recoveries

Stacey Davis, Program Consultant

  • E.O.B.'s
  • Health Insurance Verification/Carrier Code Updates
  • ACCESS/Insurance Trainings
  • Outstanding A/R Recoveries
  • Third Party Billing Issues
  • Employer Insurance Group Tracking
  • Health insurance Recoveries
  • IV-D/Court Ordered Medical Support Insurance updates
  • Reports

Lori Fagnant, Program Consultant

  • End-of-Month Processing and Reporting
  • HIPPS
  • UHC Data Match

Brittaney Fisher, COB Specialist

  • Casualty Recoveries
  • Special Needs Trust

Rey Garofano, COB Specialist

  • Health Insurance Recoveries
  • Reports

Rachel Marshall, Program Consultant

  • Credit Balance Reporting
  • Nursing Home Eligibility File Maintenance
  • Patient Share Recovery

Gary Sturgeon, Coordination of Benefits Supervisor

  • Medicaid Recoveries

Jennifer Whalen, Program Consultant

  • Estate Recoveries
  • Over Resource
  • Annuity Recoveries

Prescription Drug Program Team

Lisa Carpenter, Senior COB Specialist

  • COB Supervisor
  • Medicare/Reports - AKA PDP Team Supervisor

Melissa Guiles, Program Consultant

  • Medicare/Reports-AKA PDP Team Member

Matthew Laudin, Benefits Program Assistant Administrator

  • Medicare/Reports - AKA PDP Team Member
  • Medicare/Reports - AKA PDP Team Member

Carolyn Sweet, Program Consultant

  • Medicare/Reports - AKA PDP Team Member

  

DATA MANAGEMENT & ANALYSIS     <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-879-5651

John Gauthier, Medicaid Healthcare Data & Statistical Analyst

Tony Kramer, Medicaid Healthcare Data & Statistical Analyst

Walter Ochs, Medicaid Healthcare Data & Statistical Analyst

Jeffrey Ross, Data Management & Analysis Director

 

FISCAL & ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS     <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5900    Fax: 802-879-5961

Hera Bosley, Administrative Services Manager II

Michelle Dragon, Financial Manager III

Natalie Elvidge, Contracts Administrator

Carrie Hathaway, Financial Director IIII

Sawyer Joecks, Grants Management Specialist / HIT

Meaghan Kelley, Contracts Administrator

Jim Morgan, Project Administrator

Karen Sinor, Grants & COntracts Administrator

Emily Trantum, Financial Director I

Mylinda Trombley, Financial Manager III

David Walker, Jr., Financial Manager II

Susan Whitney, Grants & Contracts Administrator

Jessica Cook, Fincancial Administrator II

Rachel Stillwell, Medicaid Fiscal Analyst

Lisa Schilling, Financial Director III

Nicole Wilson, Financial Director III

Leah Korce, Grants Management Specialist--SIM

Aaron Bordeur, Financial Director I

Christie Omodeo, Administrative Assistant B

Sarah Aberle, Administrative Services Coordinator III

Joel Collins, Financial Specialist III

 

VERMONT HEALTH CONNECT OPERATIONS

Cassandra Gekas, VHC Director of Operations

Eric Seel, LTD Quality Oversight Analyst

Sean Sheehan, Director of Education & Outreach

Jacqueline Rose, Education & Outreach Manager

Devon Downing, Director VHC Customer Service Center

Jerri-Lyn Reynolds, Health Programs Administrator

Rebecca Rivard-Darby, Communications Specialist

Katie McConnell, Health Program Administrator

Amanda Tuck, VHC Support Service Specialist

Jonathan Shaw, Communications Specialist

Cindy Olson, Administrative Services Director I

Tori Hodgkins, Administrative Services Manager II

Kate Batchelder, VHC Support Services Specialist

Meredith Ray, Health Program Administrator

Daniel Fay, Administrative Services Manager II

Joshua Pagliuca, VHC Support Services Specialist

Victoria Jarvis, Administrative Services Manager II

Jessica Jacobs, Communications & Notices Manager

Kerry Corey, Workforce Management Coordinator II

Brian Irish, Workforce Management Coordinator I

Roseanne Colasurdo, Business Analyst

Athanasia Boskailo, Exchange Project Director

Autumn Stowe, Support Services Specialist

Jennifer Boyden, ESD Director

Brittney Richardson, VHC Business Process Coordinator

  

HEALTH REFORM     <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-871-3343

Matt Baker, Business Analyst

 

MMIS REPROCUREMENT

Kaitlin Epstein, Administrative Assistant B

Kristina Kiarsis, Program Consultant

<Vacant>, Business Analyst

Michelle Lavallee, MMIS Portfolio Director

Joseph Liscinsky, MMIS Enterprise Director II

Samantha Haley, Business Process Manager

Mariah Ogden, Program Consultant

Jason Pope, Program Consultant

Renee Taylor, Health program Administrator

 

 MANAGED CARE COMPLIANCE     <back to top>

  Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-879-5651

Bill Clark, Managed Care Compliance Director

 

PHARMACY     <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-879-5651

Stacey Baker, Health Programs Administrator

Mary Beth Bizzari, R.Ph., Health Programs Administrator

Jennifer Egelhof, Pharmacy Project Manager

  • Pharmacy Provider Relations Liaison

Carrie Germaine, Health Programs Administrator

Nancy Hogue, Pharmacy Director

 

PROGRAM INTEGRITY     <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-871-3090

Joyce Desany, Programs and Operations Auditor

Kelly Kroupa, Program Integrity Nurse Auditor

Kim LaFrance, Associate Program Integrity Director

Alex McHenry, Fiscal Analyst

Leanne Miles, Program Integrity Director

Steve Short, Programs & Operations Auditor

George Thabault, Programs & Operations Auditor

Bekah Kutt, Program Integrity Compliance Auditor

Rod Whitney, Program Consultant

Paul Hochanadel, Project Director, Strategic Progjects

Anne Petrow, Oversight & Monitoring Director

Ann Kim, Medicaid Healthcare Data & Statistical Analyst
  

 PROVIDER & MEMBER RELATIONS     <back to top>

 Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-879-5919

Suellen Bottiggi, Director Provider Member Relations

Clark Eaton, Provider Relations Specialist

  • Dentists
  • Medicaid and Exchange Advisory Board

Deidra Jarvis, Administrative Services Technician IV

  • Transportation

Robert Larkin, Provider Relations Specialist

  • Member Relations
  • Transportation

Peter McNichol, Transportation Quality Control Chief

<Vacant>, Medicaid Provider Relations Operations Chief  

  • Provider Enrollment
  • Community Mental Health
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • School-Based Providers

 

PUBLIC RECORDS     <back to top>

Email: AHS.DVHALegal@vermont.gov

Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-879-5651

 

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-879-5651

Megan Mitchell, Quality Improvement & Clinical Integrity Director

Sandi Hoffman, Quality Improvement & Care Management Manager

Erin Carmichael, Quality Improvement Administrator

Michael McAdoo, Director of Integrated Health Care

Betsey Lord, Behavioral Health Concurrent Review Care Manager

Kevin McKivergan, Behavioral Health Concurrent Review Care Manager

Todd Hill, Behavioral Health Concurrent Review Care Manager

Danielle Bragg, Autism Specialist

Aletta Powel, Grant Program Manager

 

 

REIMBURSEMENT & PAYMENT REFORM     <back to top>

Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-879-5651

Christine Blackburn, Reimbursement Analyst

Amy Coonradt, Health Senior Policy Analyst

Alicia Cooper, Quality Oversight Analyst II

Candy Covey, Reimbursement Fiscal Analyst

Erin Flynn, Health Care Project Director (ACO)

Sarah Kinsler, Health Senior Policy Analyst

Samantha Prince, Reimbursement Analyst

Deborah Stempel, Medicaid Operations Administrator

James Westrich, Quality Oversight Analyst II

Brian Borowski, Health Care Statistical Info Administrator

Carole Magoffin, Quality Oversight Analyst II

Luann Poirier, Grants Program Manager

Patricia Elias, DVHA Rate Settings Manager

 

 VERMONT HEALTH CONNECT    <back to top>

 Phone: 802-879-5900     Fax: 802-879-5962

Emily Grimone, Business Analyst

Dana Houlihan, Project Director, Enrollment

Andrew Laing, Enterprise Business Analyst

Tena Perrelli, Project Director, Customer Support Center

 

 

IT Support

Catherine West, Reimbursement Director

 

 

 

FOR DEPARTMENTAL USE:

Report Contact Updates

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danielle Brag, Autism Specialist