Mediware Bloggers

jeanne Jeanne Lugli, General Manager, Mediware Reimbursement Services

Jeanne’s experience spans over three decades in the home infusion industry. Prior to building Mediware Reimbursement Services (formally Advantage Reimbursement) from the ground up, she served as a consultant for Mediware in the home infusion and DME industry. She also held key managerial positions at infusion/DME companies including: National Medical Care, Caremark, and Home Intensive Care. Jeanne is rated among one of the top professional experts in our industry. She is an active member of the National Home Infusion Association’s Payer Advocacy & Relations Committee and has been a speaker at the NHIA’s annual conference and a contributor to Infusion magazine. Jeanne has a B.S. degree in Business Management.

Brenda Langlais Brenda Langlais, Reimbursement Manager, Mediware Reimbursement Services

Brenda has 30 years of healthcare reimbursement experience including long term care, home infusion, durable medical equipment, and respiratory lines of business.  As a Mediware employee, she has conducted numerous industry related webinars, presentations, and roundtable discussions at both NHIA conferences and Mediware Services annual retreats.

Maureen FarinatoMaureen Farinato , Reimbursement Supervisor, Mediware Reimbursement Services

Maureen has been working in the home infusion business for over 10 years and has experience in home infusion and durable medical equipment. She started out with Mediware Reimbursement Services as a reimbursement biller/collector and is currently a billing supervisor with Mediware Reimbursement Services. "The healthcare system can be complicated but it is certainly a challenge that I love."
Kathy Wright

Kathy Wright , Reimbursement Manager, Mediware Reimbursement Services

Kathy has 24 years in the home infusion, durable medical equipment and respiratory lines of business. She has been with Mediware for 20 years. As a Mediware employee, Kathy has been involved with software implementations, on site and off site customer trainings, due diligence audits, industry related webinars, presentations and roundtable discussions at both NHIA conferences and Mediware Services annual retreats.
Rebecca Ingalls

Rebecca Ingalls , Reimbursement Supervisor, Mediware Reimbursement Services

Rebecca has over 18 years of experience working in home infusion and DME billing. She began her career with Mediware Reimbursement Services in 1998 where she started as a reimbursement coordinator, and now is the reimbursement supervisor for MRS. She has experience across multiple software platforms and enjoys the challenge of her job in managing billing requirements that are constantly changing.

Joanie Zavala Joanie Zavala , Account Executive, Mediware Reimbursement Services

Joanie has over two decades of experience in the home care industry comprising of home infusion, durable medical equipment, and respiratory expertise. She is the current committee chair for the National Home Infusion Association's (NHIA) Education Committee and is active in the HIPPA Co-Security Office as well as sharing her expertise through speaking engagements each year.

Nicole ZurawskiNicole Zurawski , Reimbursement Supervisor, Mediware Reimbursement Services

Nicole has 13 years of medical billing and coding experience including home infusion and durable medical equipment. She has been with Mediware for 4.5 years, and right away realized that the Home Infusion industry was her passion.

Cheri SciaccaCheri Sciacca , Senior Reimbursement Coordinator, Mediware Reimbursement Services

Cheri has worked for the home infusion division at Mediware Reimbursement Services for six years. Prior to working with MRS, she worked in billing and collections with a radiology company. She is currently the senior reimbursement coordinator for MRS and manages multiple billing and collections task including: working with government and commercial payers, NCPDP billing, and creating training resources for clients to improve upon their current processes.