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Our Leadership Team
Chief Executive Officer

Justin Leitzen, MHA

Justin Leitzen previously worked at ProviDRs Care from July 2013 through December 2015 and returned in April 2017 and is the Chief Executive Officer.

As CEO, he is responsible for the overall operations of the company including strategic planning and financial performance.

Over the past 4 years, Justin has led the company’s value-based transformation efforts . Justin has more than 15 years in the healthcare industry with expertise in managed care contracting, Medicaid managed care, program development, value-based reimbursement, patient-centered medical homes, and clinical operations management.

Justin is a graduate of Kaplan University and has his Master’s in Health Care Administration.

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Chief Operating Officer

Nikki Sade

Nikki Sade joined ProviDRs Care in 2005 and is the Chief Operating Officer. As COO, she manages the daily administrative and operational functions of the company ensuring customers and partners receive the highest level of service across the industry.

Nikki originally joined the ProviDRs Care team in 2005 where she learned repricing, later transitioning to a shared role within ProviDRs Care’s parent company, Medical Society of Sedgwick County (MSSC), providing Information System support to MSSC’s subsidiaries. In 2010, Nikki returned to a full-time role with ProviDRs Care where she assumed the role of Director of Claims and Information Systems, later transitioning to the role of COO.

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Claims Manager

Jeanne Hingst

Jeanne Hingst joined ProviDRs Care in 2007 and is our Claims Manager.  As the Claims Manager, she oversees the daily operation of the Claims Department. She is responsible for resolving claims and network related issues for providers, members and groups. Jeanne participates on the Fee Schedule and HIPAA Compliance committees as well. She works closely with our Director of Claims and Information Systems to continually improve quality and performance of the network.

Jeanne’s experience spans over twenty plus years in the healthcare industry, including working several years for a group of general-trauma surgeons as their certified coder/auditor, several years as a Senior Consultant providing consulting services to health care entities nationwide as it pertained to coding/billing/auditing/education and has worked as a Claims Department supervisor for a local hospital.

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Provider Relations Manager

Nicole Bua

Nicole Bua joined ProviDRs Care in 2018 and is the Provider Relations Manager. She is responsible for managing all aspects of the relationships of participating network providers as well as recruiting new providers to the network and oversees the Care Navigator Program.

Nicole’s experience in healthcare started at an early age growing up in one of the top OB / GYNs in NYC. She quickly learned the expectations of Medical Providers which made the decision easy to go into Medical office Management. Since 2013 she worked in Wichita billing, credentialing and contracting for local providers. She welcomes the opportunity to meet with providers in our network as well as providers who would like to learn more about ProviDRs Care, a Physician Owned Network.

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Credentialing Manager

Tina Martin

Tina Martin joined ProviDRs Care in 2017 as the Credentialing Supervisor and has since been promoted to Credentialing Manager. She is responsible for ensuring compliance with all NCQA and ProviDRs Care standards related to credentialing and re-credentialing, including all department coordination, communication, education, and support.  In addition, she is responsible for the oversite and audit of Delegated Entities. She works closely with our Provider Relations & Contracting teams to support our participating network providers.

Tina’s experience spans more than 25 years in the healthcare industry, including work in provider offices, and several years as a Director of Operations for a third-party administrator, with a focus on training, client administration, billing, claims, customer service, appeals and auditing.

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Contracting Specialist

Jamie Allen

Jamie Allen joined ProviDRs Care in 2021 as the Contracting Specialist. She is responsible for oversite of all contracting that includes physicians, facilities, and ancillary providers.

Jamie has more than 10 years of experience in management, customer service, sales, and community outreach. She received her Bachelor of Healthcare Management and Community Development from Wichita State University.

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