EMSA Names Lehman as Vice President of Financial Services
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Posted by: Buffy Lovelis
OKLAHOMA CITY – EMSA has named Angie Lehman as vice president of financial services. Lehman will work out of EMSA’s Oklahoma City office
Lehman will oversee the patient financial services staff and is responsible for providing leadership, direction, support, administration and financial oversight to all of EMSA’s billing operations. She will take on many of the responsibilities now performed by Ann Singer, EMSA’s senior vice president, who is retiring at the end of July after 22 years with the organization.
Lehman joins EMSA from the Oklahoma Heart Hospital where she served as the director of health information and patient access and charge services for six years. She managed 45 employees and has extensive experience in working with government and private payer sources, electronic medical records and on quality improvement projects. During her 13-year career, Lehman has worked at various medical and rehabilitation centers and the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.
"EMSA is delighted to welcome Angie to our team,” said President and Chief Executive Officer H. Stephen Williamson. "It is vital that EMSA maximize third-party revenue to keep costs low for the cities we serve. Having an experienced leader like Angie on board will ensure that cities continue receiving the best value and patients continue receiving superior account service from EMSA.”
Active in the community, Lehman serves as the director of finance for the Oklahoma Health Information Management Association and is involved in the Health Finance Management Association. She received a bachelor’s of science in health information management from East Central University and is a registered health information administrator.
EMSA is Oklahoma’s leading ambulance provider, with more than 1.1 million individuals living in its 16-city service area. Cities served by EMSA in central Oklahoma include Oklahoma City, Edmond, Bethany, Mustang, Nichols Hills, Piedmont, The Village, Warr Acres, Yukon, Arcadia, Lake Aluma and Valley Brook. In northeast Oklahoma, EMSA covers Tulsa, Sand Springs, Bixby and Jenks.