Board of Directors

CHAIR

Kathy Leff

Katherine M. Leff, RN, AHFI ALHC, CLU
Chair

Director, Special Investigations Unit
CareSource Management Group

OFFICERS

Messuri

Nicholas Messuri, Esq.
Chair-Elect
Director, Fraud Prevention & Recovery
Tufts Health Plan

Rick Munson

Richard E. Munson, AHFI
Vice Chair

VP, Investigations
UnitedHealthcare Investigations

Dave Popik

David S. Popik, CFE
Treasurer

Senior Director, SIU
Florida Blue

Purnell

Roger I. Purnell, AHFI, CFE
Secretary

Manager, SIU
BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina

Ralph Carpenter

Ralph J. Carpenter
Immediate Past Chair

Director, Special Investigations Unit
Aetna

Louis Saccoccio

Louis Saccoccio
Ex-Officio

Chief Executive Officer
National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association

AT-LARGE MEMBERS

Chris Ferrara

Christopher J. Ferrara, AHFI
Past Chair

Supervisor, Financial Investigations Department
Medical Mutual of Ohio

Hixson

Tom Hixson
Audit Director
CIGNA

Marita Janiga

Marita Janiga
Executive Director, NSIU & Compliance Hotline
Kaiser Permanente

Jonnie Massey

Jonnie Massey, CPC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPMA, AHFI
Director, Special Investigations Unit
Blue Shield of California

 

William Monroe
VP, Corporate Investigation
Health Care Service Corporation

 

Joseph Popillo, AHFI, CPC-A, CPCO
Director, Health Plan Operations
Health First Health Plans

Mindy Stadel

Mindy L. Stadel, AHFI
Past Chair

Vice President, Claims
IHC Health Solutions

Sally Walker

Sara A. "Sally" Walker, Esq.
Associate General Counsel
BlueCross BlueShield of Massachusetts

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT LIAISONS

 

John Marchlowska, JD
Director TRICARE Program Integrity
U.S. Dept. of Defense, Defense Health Agency

Jennifer Trussell

Jennifer Trussell
Special Advisor
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services-OIG-OI

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