Executive – MAS https://www.medanswering.com A Driving Force in NEMT Tue, 27 Nov 2018 15:26:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Mickey Lebowitz https://www.medanswering.com/staff-item/mickey-lebowitz/ https://www.medanswering.com/staff-item/mickey-lebowitz/#comments_reply Tue, 03 Jul 2018 16:50:57 +0000 https://www.medanswering.com/?post_type=staff&p=7657 Author of “Losing My Patience: Why I Left the Medical Practice,” Dr. Mickey Lebowitz joined MAS in 2017 as the Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Lebowitz  previously practiced clinical endocrinology at the Syracuse VA Medical Center, where he earned the resident teaching award, and served as the Medical Quality Director at Crouse Hospital.

Currently, in addition to being the CMO at MAS, he is also the Medical Director at the Le Moyne Physician Assistant Program, an Endocrine Hospitalist and Diabetes Champion at Crouse Hospital, reviewer of medical malpractice cases and teaches a physician wellness course that has been recognized by a service award from the Onondaga County Medical Society. MAS welcomes Dr. Lebowitz medical practitioner expertise in MAS’ continual efforts to improve the Medicaid program.

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Matt Geitner https://www.medanswering.com/staff-item/matt-geitner/ https://www.medanswering.com/staff-item/matt-geitner/#comments_reply Tue, 29 May 2018 14:20:22 +0000 https://www.medanswering.com/?post_type=staff&p=7595 Matt Geitner is a senior government relations leader with 25 years of experience in the public and private sectors conducting government and public affairs initiatives, internal and external strategic communications, and coalition building to achieve measurable results.   Matt serves as a member of the MAS leadership team advising and directing efforts on all legislative, regulatory and political matters.   This includes establishing and maintaining relations with local, state and federal officials especially relating to the oversight of the state Medicaid transportation management contracts.   Other activities include developing partnerships with community-based agencies and statewide health care associations.   Matt has worked in the sectors of federal government relations, state government, emergency medical services, managed care and architecture/engineering.

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Vince Mavente https://www.medanswering.com/staff-item/vincemavente/ Sun, 15 Oct 2017 18:28:45 +0000 https://www.medanswering.com/?post_type=staff&p=6196

Vincent Mavente is responsible for all MAS operations. He has held progressively more responsible roles in call center operations serving the New York State government for the past 20 years. Mavente worked in senior positions in outsourced call centers for ACS/Xerox managing, the NY Child Support Call Center and for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) managing Medicare Part D/NY Medicaid. Most recently he worked for a transportation authority overseeing sales and service of Medicaid transportation and various county programs.

Mr. Mavente brings the mature, thoughtful leadership needed  to provide consistent day-to-day service and to capably resolve the occasional crisis that can arise.

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Russ Maxwell https://www.medanswering.com/staff-item/russmaxwell/ Fri, 16 Sep 2016 23:37:14 +0000 http://wpexplorer-demos.com/?post_type=staff&p=515

Russ Maxwell focuses on customer relations, business development and the company’s financial management.  He has over 20 years of progressive management experience in Medicaid transportation. Prior to founding MAS in 2004, Maxwell served seven years with Rural/Metro Ambulance culminating as the Group President responsible for working closely with state and local officials to improve the emergency and non-emergency ambulance service in upstate New York’s largest cities and suburbs.

Mr. Maxwell provides an ‘institutional knowledge’ of Medicaid transportation and an ever-evolving vision of what enhancements can be made to improve the Medicaid transportation experience of enrollees, medical practitioners and transportation providers.

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Kim Taffner https://www.medanswering.com/staff-item/kimtaffner/ Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:46:47 +0000 http://wpexplorer-demos.com/?post_type=staff&p=527

Kim Taffner is responsible for all accounting and financial functions at MAS. She is responsible for the administration of MAS’ monthly management billing to New York State as well as the reimbursement vouchers MAS is required to file with the NYSDOH. Ms. Taffner came to MAS with an extensive background in accounting and business function analysis.

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Jennifer Bartlett https://www.medanswering.com/staff-item/jenniferbartlett/ Tue, 02 Aug 2016 23:42:08 +0000 http://wpexplorer-demos.com/?post_type=staff&p=523

Jennifer Bartlett brings over 20 years of expertise in leading health care organizations’ efforts in clinical and operation quality assurance, Medicaid compliance, human resources, and HIPPA compliance and reporting.  Ms. Bartlett will lead a team of four MAS Directors overseeing Medicaid policy application, employee training, Medicaid transportation utilization review and quality assurance and reporting. A new addition to MAS senior management, Ms. Bartlett most recently held the position of Vice President and Chief Quality, Medicaid Compliance and Privacy Officer at the Rome Memorial Hospital, Rome NY.  Ms. Bartlett’s experience working with numerous types of Medical practitioners across upstate New York will deepen MAS understanding of medical practitioner’s perspective and needs from the NYSDOH Medicaid transportation program.

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