WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kim Brummett, formerly the senior director of regulatory and contracting at Advanced Home Care, joined the American Association for Homecare as the senior director of regulatory affairs today.
Brummett has extensive experience managing reimbursement, non-clinical training, contracting, and government relations. Additionally, over the past 15 years, she has consulted nationally on reimbursement guidelines, operational process design, management and leadership skill development, IT solutions and utilization, and accounts receivable management.
"I am very excited to be joining AAH. I have been involved with the organization for many years as a provider and when the opportunity to change became available, I thought it was the right move," said Brummett. "I love our industry and know we are important. We need to work with CMS and Congress to make this work. So I am ready, willing, and able to do whatever I can to make our industry successful."
In addition to consulting, Brummett is an active advocate, participant, and volunteer in the industry. Currently the chairperson of the Jurisdiction C Advisory Council for CGS, she also serves as the immediate past president and board member of the North Carolina Association for Medical Equipment Services (NCAMES). She is a member of the National Supplier Clearinghouse (NSC) Advisory Committee, the Medtrade Educational Advisory Board, and the chair of the AAHomecare Regulatory Council.
"Kim's depth of knowledge in the regulatory nuances of homecare will be a tremendous asset to the Association and its members," said Tyler J. Wilson, president of AAHomecare. "And the excellent working relationship she has with senior staff at CMS will help her transition into an advocate for the entire industry."
The American Association for Homecare represents providers of home medical or durable medical equipment and services who serve the needs of millions of Americans who require prescribed oxygen therapy, wheelchairs, enteral feeding, and other medical equipment, services, and supplies at home. Visit www.aahomecare.org.
SOURCE American Association for Homecare