The purpose of the Stakeholder Planning Advisory Committee is to create a means for providers and other stakeholders to participate in Independent Care Health Plan program design, including but not limited to the following areas:
2021 Forum date to be announced
March 5, 2020 - Behavioral Health Redesign Forum
March 6, 2019 - SPAC Spring Forum
October 29, 2018 - SPAC Fall Forum
Ms. Holloway is a physician executive and clinician with more than 25 years’ experience caring for and helping providers, employers, health plans, individual patients, and community leaders obtain appropriate care and address the needs of patients. Ms. Holloway’s areas of expertise include healthcare management, evidenced-based medicine, strategic planning, advocacy, interdisciplinary collaboration, project management, disease management and data analysis. Ms. Holloway received her MD at the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and her MBA in Health Management from The Johns Hopkins University – Carey Business School.
Tony Mollica has served as CEO/President of iCare since January of 2021. Tony has served as Humana’s VP, Regional Market President - Medicaid CEO and previously as Director of Innovation and as Director, Corporate Strategy and Population Health and Director Product Management & Strategy, Medicaid/Medicare-Dual Eligibles, LTSS, & Behavioral Health.
Tony received his Masters of Healthcare Innovation degree from Arizona State University as well as a Masters of Business Communication and Organizational Development degree from Illinois State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Management and Operations from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls.
Mr. Asija is a substance abuse counselor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that specializes in substance abuse counseling.
Lawanda Calhoun is owner of T.E.A.M.S. (Together Encouraging And Maintaining Stability) Adult Family Home, LLC. Ms. Thompson operates three licensed adult family home locations in Milwaukee County. Programs include specialties such as advanced aged, developmentally disabled, emotionally disturbed/mental illness, dementia/Alzheimer’s and traumatic brain injury.
Mr. Costello has been the Executive Director of Community Living Alliance since 1999. Community Living Alliance is a community-based, non-profit organization providing services and community resources for all people with disabilities and chronic illnesses and for older adults. He received a BSN in Nursing at Thomas Jefferson University and a MSN in Nursing at Drexel University.
Ms. Dixon-Seidl has been the coordinator of the SSI Managed Care External Advocacy Project since it began in 2005. She provides SSI-related Medicaid Managed Care enrollees with information about and the rights and responsibilities of enrollment in Medicaid HMOs. Ms. Dixon-Seidl investigates complaints, including the denial, reduction or termination of services by the HMO, and provides advocacy and representation. Ms. Dixon-Seidl has assisted people in becoming eligible for various government benefits for over 35 years, including children and seniors, people experiencing homelessness and people with disabilities including HIV/AIDs. She received her BS in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.
Dr. William Gerard is a family medicine doctor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He received his medical degree from Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Ms. Godec has served as the Executive Director of Shorehaven Behavioral Health since 1999. Prior to this position, Ms. Godec has worked as a therapist, pregnancy counseling social worker and coordinator of child abuse prevention. Ms. Godec received a MSW in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.
Rosalyn McFarland has a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and is Chief Nurse Practitioner/ Medical Officer at MyNP Professionals, LLC. She founded MyNP Professionals in 2013 with a vision of redesigning the delivery of healthcare to the population of Brown Deer, Wisconsin, with accessibility as an essential, through partnerships created on confidence.
Ms. Reimer served as the Program Director of the largest Personal Assistance Services (PAS) program in Wisconsin at Independence First in Milwaukee. As a former supervisor and caregiver, she knows the ramifications of the personal care workforce industry from all angles. Ms. Reimer has served as a past president and board member for several years for Wisconsin Personal Services Association (WPSA). She also serves as a board member for the Wisconsin Long-Term Care Workforce Alliance. Ms. Reimer serves on the implementation committee and is current chair of the Self-Directed Personal Care Committee of the advisory council for DHS - Wisconsin IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) Program.
Ms. Richards believes in a holistic approach to healthcare to ensure that all aspects of an individual's needs are considered when planning for their care. Ms. Richards enjoys empowering patients through health promotion and health education for the most positive health and life outcomes. She strongly believes in the importance of developing a good patient-provider partnership to allow patients to take control of their health. Ms. Richards received her MS as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Women’s Health from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and her Post Masters Nurse Practitioner Certificate in Family Practice Nursing from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.
As the Contract Administrator at ThedaCare, Ms. Russum manages and negotiates contracts between physician-hospital organizations and providers as well as contracts between payors and employment groups. Ms. Russum serves as the provider relations representative for the physician-hospital organization provider network. She also manages data collection for financials, membership, and various contract activities. Ms. Russum received her BS in Medical Records from Viterbo University.
Since 1999, Ms. Schmidt has provided leadership to the Horizon Home Health Clinical team. Her education consists of a BA from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and a BS in Nursing from Carroll College and Columbia College.
Christine Thompson brings nine years of quality improvement experience to her role as Director of Quality and Clinical Services. Ms. Thompson’s responsibilities include oversight of IPN’s quality, care coordination and utilization management programs. Prior to joining IPN in 2014, Ms. Thompson worked in hospital quality as the director of quality and safety. She has 15 years of clinical experience; including nursing home care, outpatient clinics, and obstetrics. She obtained her associates degree in nursing at Wytheville Community College and her undergraduate degree in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Lantona Thornton is owner of Grace Supportive Living, LLC. Ms. Thompson operates six licensed adult family home locations in Milwaukee County. Programs include specialties such as physically disabled, advanced aged, developmentally disabled, emotionally disturbed/mental illness, dementia/Alzheimer’s terminally ill and traumatic brain injury.
Bob Van Meeteren has served as President of Reedsburg Area Medical Center since January 2008. Mr. Van Meeteren received his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Administration from the University of South Dakota and his Master of Business Administration in Health Administration from the University of South Dakota. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Rural Wisconsin Health Coop, The Wisconsin Health & Education Facilities Authority, and The Wisconsin Hospital Association.
The iCare Enrollee Advisory Committee allows iCare members an opportunity to participate in matters of policy and operations for their health plan by serving in a consultative role. The Enrollee Advisory Committee meets at least annually.
Chairperson: Anita Holloway, MD, MBA, Market Vice President and Medical Officer, Humana
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