Member & Community Relations
Jeff started his career in hemophilia in 2004 when he was hired as the Psychosocial Specialist for the American Red Cross Badger Center for Bleeding Disorders. In November of 2005 the program and its staff became employees of the University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics (UWHC). Jeff has been the program’s Clinical Social Worker since 2005. In addition to being the Clinical Social Worker, he was responsible for overseeing most aspects of their 340B Program insurance and reimbursement activities. Jeff was the primary contact for insurance companies and worked very closely with patients on their health insurance needs and issues. Jeff has experience with Letters of Agreements (LOAs), billing issues, prior authorizations and educating insurance company personnel on the value of the HTC integrated care model and pharmacy program. He worked closely with the University of Wisconsin Health System’s payer contracting team and brings the experience of working for a HTC located in a large institution. Jeff received his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse in 1996 and his Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2001. Jeff lives in Waunakee, Wisconsin with his wife Kate and three children (Emerson, Bennett & Jack).