Cory M. Boyle, RHIA, MHSA – President and Member
Cory M. Boyle was born in Wichita, Kansas in 1977. He graduated from Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, Kansas in 1995. Mr. Boyle graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management in 2000 and from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 2003 with a Masters in Health Care Administration. Mr. Boyle has been leading Revenue Cycle Management services for Medical Care Associates, L.L.C. since 2003. Contrary to what his wife would say about him, he enjoys running, staying healthy and working outside. Mr. Boyle spends as much time as possible with his wife and three wonderful children coaching baseball, football, basketball and attending swimming, tennis, gymnastics, ballet, dance, tumbling, karate and soccer practices.
Brennan P. Fagan – Legal Counsel and Member
Brennan P. Fagan was born Topeka, Kansas, January 21, 1975. Mr. Fagan graduated from Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, Kansas in 1993. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1998 and from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2001. He was admitted to the Kansas Bar in 2001; to the Missouri Bar in 2002; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, District of Kansas in 2001 and before the U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri in 2002. Mr. Fagan is a Member of the Douglas County Bar Association; the Kansas Bar Association; the Missouri Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He focuses his practice in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, and General Civil Litigation at Fagan Emert & Davis, L.L.C in Lawrence, Kansas. In his spare time, Mr. Fagan enjoys following local sports teams, golfing and spending time with friends and family.
Howard L. Kuhn – Vice President and Member
Dr. Kuhn grew up in Northwest Kansas and attended Fort Hays State University before matriculating to the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. There he earned a degree in Pharmacy. Following two years as a practicing pharmacist with the Walgreen Company, Dr. Kuhn enrolled in the University of Missouri, Kansas City, School of Dentistry. After Graduating from Dental School in 1975, he collaboratively established the largest group dental practice in Kansas with over 50 employees. Dr. Kuhn retired from the practice of dentistry in 1996 and subsequently was involved in the formation of several small businesses before helping found Medical Care Associates, L.L.C. in 2003, with which he is still involved. Dr. Kuhn lives in Topeka, Kansas, with his wife Carolyn. They enjoy spending as much time as possible with their five granddaughters.
Jerry D. Kuhn – Director and Member
Jerry D. Kuhn grew up in Western Kansas and attended Kansas State University, obtaining a B.S. in Biology and an M.S.in Grain Science. He has retired after 38 years of managerial experience in the grain processing industry, but during his career he has held positions as Vice President of Operations for The White Lily Foods Company, Knoxville, TN; Vice President of Operations with Pendleton Flour Mills Division, Pendleton, OR; Vice President of Operations of Southeastern Mills, Rome, GA; and Plant Manager for Dixie Portland Flour Mills and for ADM Milling Company, Chattanooga, TN. In addition Mr. Kuhn has performed consulting services for several grain processing companies. He is a Past President and past member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Operative Millers. Mr. Kuhn joined the start up team of Medical Care Associates, L.L.C. in 2003 and remains involved with the Company. Mr. Kuhn is also a veteran of the United States Army, lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee with his wife Nancy and has a son, two daughters and three wonderful grandchildren.
Rick Fovell – Director of Business Development
Rick Fovell is the Ambassador and Business Development leader for MCA, L.L.C.. Mr. Fovell grew up in Chicago, Illinois and attended Kansas State University obtaining a Master’s of Science in Adult Training and Rockhurst College obtaining a Master’s in Business Administration and Marketing. He also served 6 years in the military as an Intelligence officer for the United States Air Force. Mr. Fovell has been developing Revenue Cycle services for hospital, clinics and other facilities for over 30 years. In addition, Mr. Fovell serves as Adjunct Professor at Webster University Graduate School of Business where he teaches Pricing Theory, Strategic Marketing and HealthCare Policy.
Daniel Laffery – RAC Audit/Medicare Records Review Consultant
Daniel Laffery is the Operation Manager of one of the largest Long Term Care Consulting firms in Kansas, serving over 150 providers and more than 6,000 elders. His firm helps providers analyze “opportunities”, such as going from operating in the red to operating in the black, navigating complex survey compliance issues, and RAC audit prevention and reduction of recoupments.
Harrison Cobb, MBA – Director of Operations
Harrison L. Cobb was born in Shawnee, KS in 1990. He graduated from Olathe Northwest High School in Olathe, KS in 2008. Mr. Cobb graduated from Missouri Western State University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies in 2013. In 2015, Mr. Cobb graduated from Baker University with a Masters in Business Administration. Mr. Cobb has been managing the operations of Medical Care Associates, L.L.C. since 2014. Harrison enjoys spending time with his wife in their home in Lee’s Summit, MO and coaching youth baseball in Kansas City.
Mary Asher – Medicare Manager
Mary Asher is the Medicare Manager for Medical Care Associates, L.L.C.. Mrs. Asher has over 30 years experience in nursing home insurance billing. She and her husband, Leroy, have two children. Jonathan, is a police officer and has given them 3 lovely granddaughters, and Elizabeth who is in middle school. Mrs. Asher and her family are strong Christians and strive to live as the Lord wants them to do. She loves “Nana-ing”, helping others and puzzles of all kinds.
Brandie Marshall – Medicaid Manager
Brandie Marshall is the Medicaid Manager for Medical Care Associates, L.L.C.. She monitors all incoming and outgoing Medicaid accounts. She ensures accurate billing and payment schedules with each Medicaid payer. In addition to making sure all current and outstanding accounts are handled in a timely fashion, she corresponds with each facility to ensure claims are on there proper payment schedule. Ms. Marshall has eight years of account receivable experience. She graduated with an Associates degree in the applied science of medical billing and coding. She loves spending time with family and friends and she’s also a active member within her church.
Lana Pohlman, LNHA – Director of Aging Accounts Receivable
Lana M. Pohlman was born in El Dorado, Kansas in 1978. She graduated from Flinthills High School in Rosalia, Kansas in 1997. Mrs. Pohlman graduated with an Associate of Science and an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Coding in 2012 from Cowley County Community College and from Southwestern College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration in 2015. Mrs. Pohlman is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator with the State of Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Mrs. Pohlman began her career as the local business office manager in the Wichita, Kansas area billing Medicare, Managed Care, Co Insurance, Medicaid and Private Pay. Within one year, Mrs. Pohlman began assisting other communities training and implementing billing programs to obtain optimal financial outcomes. Mrs. Pohlman soon transitioned to a corporate role overseeing the billing for six communities specializing in skilled nursing, long-term care, assisted living and independent living. Lana is an avid lifelong Kansas Jayhawk fan and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Jodee Litfin – Quality Assurance Manager
Jodee has been with MCA since 2016 and provides Quality Assurance for each of our valued clients. She has a bachelor’s degree in Data Analytics and uses this knowledge and skill to carefully review and manage thousands of accounts per week for accuracy and completeness.
Sandra DeMars – RevEx Integrity Manager
Sandra has a bachelor’s degree in Communications and manages questions, requests and enhancements to MCA’s proprietary AR Management software, RevEx. She has been with MCA since 2010 and has held various positions such as biller and customer service representative.
Vince Arden – Chief Information Officer
Vince Arden is the President and founder of Preferred Communication Systems (www.preferredsys.com), a professional IT firm that has been servicing Healthcare organizations for over 27 years. Vince provides strategic CIO level leadership and IT services to MCA. Preferred helps MCA ensure client data and operations are secure through the use of their Workplace platform and their proprietary AR Management program, RevEx.
Michele C. Hammann – CPA, CVA- Controller
Michele C. Hammann, CPA, CVA is Vice President of Healthcare for Summers, Spencer & Company, P.A. (www.SSCcpas.net) and currently serves as Controller for MCA. She rejoined the Firm in 2005 after four years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Kansas City, Missouri. Her primary experience is with skilled nursing communities. She earned the designation of Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and has a Certification of International Business Management and European Accounting Principles.
Nathan Meirowsky- RevEx Architect
Mr. Meirowsky is responsible for the overall success of RevEx. This includes sales, development, enhancements and maintenance of this proprietary AR Tracking program. He is also MCA’s HIPAA and Security Compliance leader. Throughout his 18 years in the IT industry, Nathan has held multiple roles and is equipped to handle almost every situation. As a US Army veteran, Nathan understands the importance of integrity and selflessness and brings these common core values to work every day.