ELMHURST, Ill. -- At its recent Annual Conference, the Medical-Dental-Hospital Business Associates (MDHBA) elected its 2018-2019 Officers and Board of Directors and presented awards. The meeting was held October 11-12, 2018, at The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta in St. Louis, Missouri.
Officers and Directors Elected
Officers who were elected include: President Kathy Shambre, president, Debt Recovery Solutions of Ohio, Mansfield, Ohio; President-Elect Matt Inscore, customer relations Manager, CSO Financial, Inc., Roseburg, Oregon; and Secretary/Treasurer Ashley Statley, client services manager, BC Services, Inc., Longmont, Colorado.
John Esa, director of strategic marketing, General Credit Services, Inc., Medford Oregon, was elected to a two-year term on the MDHBA Board of Directors. Jon Nixon, CPBE, executive vice president, CMRE Financial Services, Inc., Brea, California, continues on the Board with one year remaining in his current term.
Gina Battershaw, director of operations & outside sales, Credit Bureau Services Inc., Norfolk, Nebraska, will serve as Immediate Past President.
The Robert T. Hellrung Award was presented twice in 2018. The recipients are Connie Matrisch, CHC, president & CEO, Pro Com Services of Illinois, Inc., Springfield, Illinois, and Ashley Statley, client services manager, BC Services, Inc., Longmont, Colorado. The Hellrung award recognizes individuals for their contributions to the medical economics profession and to MDHBA.
Jon Nixon, CPBE, executive vice president, CMRE Financial Services, Inc., Brea, California received the President’s Award. The President’s Award is presented annually by the current MDHBA president to recognize an individual or individuals who did the most to advance MDHBA's interests during his or her tenure as president.
MDHBA’s next Annual Conference will take place Oct. 10-11, 2019, in San Diego, California.
Medical-Dental-Hospital Business Associates is the healthcare ARM community for accreditation and networking. Formed in 1939, MDHBA and its members set a tone of collaboration and continuous improvement within the demanding and competitive world of healthcare financial services. MDHBA provides a nationwide forum for idea exchange, continuing education and certification. For more information, contact: MDHBA, 350 Poplar Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126. Telephone 630.359.4723; Fax 630.359.4274; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; www.mdhba.org