Who to call for help

You have questions? We're here to help!

Start by identifying what type of services your organization provides, then look for the topic (applications, scheduling, etc.) to find the names and phone numbers of staff who can help you. You can also e-mail any staff member using this format: firstinitallastname@aaahc.org. 

Don't see your topic? Call 847.853.6060 for direction.

For surgical settings

Manager: 

Tarin English
847.853.6087                                        

Medicare Deemed Status Program Specialist:

CaReese Rials
847.853.6086         

Application questions:

ASCs WEST (of the Mississippi):
Lenny Wojt
847.324.7725 
ASCs EAST (of the Mississippi)
Tammy Fagan
847.324.7713 
Office-Based Surgery settings or those in the Corporate Quality Alliance           (CQA) program
Lenny Wojt
847.324.7725 

Scheduling questions:

Surgical Settings EAST (including Medicare Deemed Status)

AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MS, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VT, VA, WV, WI

Krystal Lopez 847.324.7491 

Peggy Manning 847.324.7732

Surgical Setting WEST (including Medicare Deemed Status Surveys)

AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, HI, ID, IA, KS, LA, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, ND, OK, SD, TX, UT, WA, WY 

Liza Torres (team lead) 847.853.6062
CQA/Early Option Surveys 
Michaele Doby  847.324.7493


Standards, Survey Report or Survey process questions:

Najahla Willians (Team Lead)
847.324.7495
Kelly Chen, MSHA           
847.324.7728 
Trista Gunderman 
847.324.7484
Emily Schallman, MS 
847.324.7742

For primary care settings including Military, Student health, Community health, Medical Home (PCMH) and Networks

Manager: 

 

Rommie Johnson, MPH, HACP               847.324.7492

 

Application, Standards, Survey Report or Survey process questions:

Deborah Edelman, MPH, Team Lead 847.324.7737
Claire Bitto, Account Executive 847.324.7721
Eliana Thakkar, Account Representative
847.324.7489 

Scheduling questions:

Grace Jose 847.324.7726

For Health Plans including QHPs and FEHB plans

Tom Tassone, MSW
847.853.6067 

For submitting information regarding a change in your organization

E-mail notify@aaahc.org. Here's more information about what to include.

Megan Koletsos 847.324.7735