Marie Benningfield Selected As Director Of Reimbursement For WILLCARE
Buffalo, NY, July 2012 - Local home healthcare provider WILLCARE is pleased to welcome Marie Benningfield to its corporate team. In her new role as Director of Reimbursement, she will be focused on strengthening reimbursement functions for the company.
Benningfield will oversee medical coding, insurance authorization, contract management and billing, pulling these departments together to function as one larger team. She brings a wealth of medical billing knowledge and experience to WILLCARE. In Benningfield’s previous position as Regional Billing and Collection Manager for American Homepatient, her billing office was recognized by the company as “most improved” less than a year after she joined the company, and soon after was awarded the title “billing office of the year.” Marie also served with the United States Air Force.
“We are very excited to have Marie join our team,” said Patrick Patton, Chief Financial Officer for WILLCARE, “Her knowledge and experience with the medical billing process will help to ensure timely reimbursement for WILLCARE services.”
WILLCARE is a Medicare certified and New York State licensed home health care company, headquartered in Buffalo and accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program. WILLCARE is a comprehensive provider of home health care services that include skilled nursing, rehabilitation therapies, home health aides, Lend-A-Friend™ companions, and supportive services in Western New York, the Hudson Valley region, Connecticut, and Northeast Ohio. For more information on WILLCARE services or employment opportunities in Western New York, call (716) 856-7500 or visit www.willcare.com. ###