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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: first inital last name@aaahc.org | ex: jdoe@aaahc.org.

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Director, Accreditation Services

Dorota Rakowiecki
847.853.6068

Manager

Deborah Edelman, MPH
847.324.7737

Najahla Williams
847.324.7495

Any Application for Survey, survey process, Standards, Survey Report, and significant change questions:

ASCs and Office Based Surgery WEST (of the Mississippi):

Emily Schallman,MS
Senior Account Executive
847.324.7742

Kim Lai
Account Representative
847.853.6088

Megan Burns, MA, LPC
Account Representative
847.324.7735

Naté Poindexter
Account Representative
847.324.7728

ASCs and Office Based Surgery EAST (of the Mississippi)

Claire Ostarello
Senior Account Executive
847.324.7721

Danielle Hormillosa
Account Executive
847.324.7739

Tammy Fagan
Account Representative
847.324.7713

Navjot Kaur, BS, RHIA
Account Representative
847.324.7701

Chijoke Obilor
Account Representative
847.324.7999

Lena Shin
Account Representative
847.324.7497

Lenny Wojt
Account Representative
847.324.7725

For organization in the Corporate Quality Alliance (CQA) program and/or applying for an Early Option Survey (EOS). 

Emily Schallman, MS
Senior Account Executive
847.324.7742

Hanna Pepich
Account Executive
847.853.6069

Martyna Hryniewicka
Account Representative
847.853.6089

Katherine Skorodynski
Account Representative
847.324.7492

Medicare Deemed Status Program Specialist:

CaReese Rials
847.853.6086

This includes: Military, Bureau of Prisons (BOP), Student/Community/Dental health, Medical Home Certification (PCMH), Health Plans/QHPs/FEHB and Networks

Director, Accreditation Services

Dorota Rakowiecki
847.853.6068

Manager

Deborah Edelman, MPH
847.324.7737

Senior Account Executive

Claire Ostarello
Account Executive
847.324.7721

Eliana Thakkar
Account Executive
847.324.7489

Navjot Kaur, BS, RHIA
Account Representative
847.324.7701

Director, Accreditation Services

Dorota Rakowiecki
847.853.6068

Team Lead

Liza Torres
847.853.6062

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

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

Krystal Lopez
847.324.7491

CQA/Early Option Surveys

Leanne Okazaki
847.324.7493

Primary Care

Grace Jose
847.324.7726