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Total loan: $6,000

Donna

Pikesville, MD, United States / Health

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A loan helped me to add more staff which helps my clients.


Donna's story

I came from a small down in central CT. My family lived most of the time at the lower end of middle class families. My mother was sick most of my life and that prompted me to get into healthcare. I was a full time paramedic for 13 years in central and eastern CT serving some very troubled cities. Once I started a family is was difficult to keep up with 12 hour shift work so I left and became involved in the military health system for the next 6 years. I was responsible for ensuring service members and their families got the care they deserved and made sure their claims and benefits were processed correctly and always there for them. It was my honor as I moved up the ladder at my company to serve as a healthcare technology professional and a service center manager for TRICARE. I then moved to the state of MD and on for working for medical providers directly and processing claims, authorizations, billing, and AR recovery. I also became a customer service manager for a major radiology firm and long term care pharmacy. I moved into consulting for the CMS Medicare customer service staff at a major government contractor. In 2013 I felt I needed to bring all this experience together by opening my own business. Its been a huge learning experience for me. I am driven by the fact that most of my clients are female sole proprietor healthcare providers. I absolutely love helping women get their businesses going from the bottom up. My clients have been with me for years because they trust me to help them, give them advice, and speak the language of healthcare. This is my passion.