AAHomecare Expands Team with Two Hires

National association adds two senior Regulatory Affairs staffers.

The American Association for Homecare has brought on two new staff members: Kimberley Brummett, who joins as its new senior director of Regulatory Affairs, and Heather Boyd, who will serve as its manager of Regulatory Affairs. 

Brummett will be part of AAHomecare’s government affairs department, which is headed by Jay Witter. With extensive experience managing reimbursement and compliance matters, non-clinical training, contracting, and government relations, she will contend with various regulatory issues impacting the HME industry.

Over the past two years, Brummett served as the chair of the association’s Regulatory Council. Also she is the senior director of regulatory and contracting for long-time AAHomecare member provider Advanced Home Care of High Point, N.C.

Also, over the past 15 years, Brummett has consulted nationally on a host of reimbursement issues, operational process design, IT solutions and utilization, and accounts receivable management. She is currently the chairperson of the Jurisdiction C Advisory Council for CGS and she serves as the immediate past president and board member of the North Carolina Association for Medical Equipment Services (NCAMES). She is also a member of the National Supplier Clearinghouse (NSC) Advisory Committee and the Medtrade Educational Advisory Board.

Brummett will join the association as a full-time staff member in mid-June, but will lead the Regulatory Council for a final meeting in early May and be attending leadership meetings at the Washington Legislative Conference.

Boyd has more than six years’ experience with healthcare policy, with a focus on Medicare regulations. She has researched, analyzed, and advocated for numerous healt care issues, including accountable care organizations; for the American Medical Directors Association; Women in Government; and the National Chain Drugstore Association.

Heather will join AAHomecare on May 20 and will work closely with Brummett, senior director of regulatory affairs, on the Association’s regulatory initiatives.

Boyd earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Christopher Newport University and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Public Policy at George Mason University.

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