Justin Leitzen, MHAChief ExecutiveOfficer (316) 683-4111 Email
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.
Nikki SadeDirector of Claims and Information Systems (316) 683-0805 Email
Nikki Sade joined ProviDRs Care in 2005 and is the Director of Claims and Information Systems. She manages the operations of the Claims Department ensuring customers receive the highest level of service across the industry. Nikki’s role also includes the management of ProviDRs Care’s Information Systems to maintain a high level of data integrity and support for both our partners and internal operations.
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. Later, in 2010, Nikki returned to a full-time role with ProviDRs Care where she assumed the role of Director of Claims and Information Systems.
Noël Servais LeachDirector of Business Development (316) 778-3121 Email
Noël Servais Leach joined ProviDRs Care in 2020 as Director of Business Development to lead new business efforts and strengthen client services. Noël will focus on developing and managing strategic partnerships and growth initiatives to simultaneously cultivate opportunities and align existing synergy.
Noël comes to ProviDRs Care with 17 years of experience in the Life and Health Insurance industry. She has sat at many sides of the table in various direct and b2b sales, marketing and account management roles working for insurance companies, a managed behavioral health vendor, and most recently with a Kansas brokerage firm. Noël and her team are customer- obsessed and ready to identify and create solutions for the evolving needs of our clients and partners.
Jeanne HingstClaims Manager (316) 683-4111 Ext 234 Email
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.
Nicole BuaProvider Relations Manager (316) 683-4111 Ext 239 Email
Nicole Bua joined ProviDRs Care in 2018 and is the Provider Relations Supervisor. She is responsible for managing all aspects of the relationships of participating network providers as well as recruiting new providers to the network.
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. She became the Billing Manager for that OB / GYN before becoming the practice administrator for a Physiatry Office with 5 satellite Physical Therapy offices and an Open MRI across the 5 boroughs. She was also the Practice administrator for 2 Urgent Care Centers in Ocean City, MD before visiting Wichita in 2013 and deciding, unexpectedly, to make Wichita her new home. 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.
Tina MartinCredentialing Manager (316) 683-0644 Email
Tina Martin joined ProviDRs Care in 2017 as the Credentialing Supervisor. 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. She works closely with our Provider Relations team to support our participating network providers.
Tina’s experience spans more than 20 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.
Jordan VossData Product Manager (316) 683-4111 Ext 243 Email
Jordan Voss joined ProviDRs Care in 2018 and is the Data Product Manager. He manages ProviDRs Care’s value-based healthcare models including NexUS, and data flow throughout the organization including analytics.
Jordan’s background is in data analytics and data science, predominantly in the healthcare industry. He uses this experience to develop and govern data and information strategies for operational efficiency and drive business decisions and growth.
Jordan graduated from Emporia State University with bachelors’ degrees in both Mathematics and Economics.
Bret EmbersonBusiness Development Associate (316) 221-9106 Email
Bret Emberson joined ProviDRs Care in 2019 as the Business Development Associate. Bret brings an extensive knowledge of the health insurance industry with his past employment at Cigna and Coventry Health Care. He has also worked as a broker and consultant with Truss LLC/Cretcher Heartland and Hardman Benefit Plans.
Bret will be responsible for the marketing and sales of a level-funded group plan administered by Medova Healthcare and accessing ProviDRs Care Network. Employers located in Sedgwick, Harvey, Butler, Reno, Cowley, Sumner and Kingman counties are eligible for ProviDRs Care NexUS Health Plans, a value-based, health care plan designed to lower costs and improve health. Employers located in Kansas outside of these seven counties are eligible for Lifestyle Health Plans. These plans are all available for employers with 4 or more enrolled employees.
ProviDRs Care NexUS Health Plans were recently selected as sponsored plans by the following chambers and associations: Sedgwick County Medical Society, Nonprofit Chamber of Service, Derby Chamber of Commerce and the Wichita Chamber. These plans can be written on member employer groups with 2 or more enrolled employees.
Bret will be assisting appointed agents in learning more about these level-funded plans and securing quotes for their clients