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Michael Golinkoff, Ph.D., M.B.A., President, PerformCare, and Senior Vice President

Michael Golinkoff, Ph.D., M.B.A.
President, PerformCare, and Senior Vice President

Michael Golinkoff, Ph.D., M.B.A., is President of PerformCare, a behavioral health care subsidiary of AmeriHealth Caritas. In addition, Dr. Golinkoff is a Senior Vice President for AmeriHealth Caritas, focusing on behavioral innovation to address medical issues in the populations served by AmeriHealth Caritas. He has nearly 30 years of clinical and medical management experience.

Most recently, Dr. Golinkoff was Executive Vice President of Clinical Specialty Operations for Aetna Inc., where he was responsible for clinical and customer service operations centers for both behavioral health and ActiveHealth, Aetna’s informatics-based medical management organization. Prior to working at Aetna, Dr. Golinkoff held a number of senior leadership roles for United Behavioral Health.

He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. Dr. Golinkoff is the Treasurer and Chair elect of the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness. He has served on the advisory boards of a number of behavioral health and populations health companies. In addition, Dr. Golinkoff is a member of the board for Emily’s Entourage, a nonprofit organization raising money to cure cystic fibrosis.

Dr. Golinkoff holds a Ph.D. in clinical and developmental psychology from the University of Illinois-Chicago and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his pre- and post-doctoral internship and fellowship at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.

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Scott D. Daubert, PhD, Vice President of Operations

Scott D. Daubert, PhD
Vice President of Operations

Scott D. Daubert, Ph.D., is Vice President of Operations for PerformCare. A national, full-service behavioral health managed care company, PerformCare is currently ensuring access to treatment and achieving clinical outcomes through service excellence for more than 1 million individuals in Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial plans. Dr. Daubert is primarily responsible for managing provider operations departments, including Contracting, Provider Maintenance, and Provider Relations, and supporting information technology managed care solutions.

Dr. Daubert, who earned his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Lehigh University, has served with PerformCare since 2003. He ensures coordination of various functions and departments across the organization to provide an integrated approach to behavioral health managed care. In addition, Dr. Daubert is accountable for compliance with federal and state Medicaid and Medicare regulatory requirements, and has successfully led operational implementations of multiple Medicaid, Medicare and SCHIP programs.

With more than 30 years of professional experience in behavioral health care, Dr. Daubert began his career as a hospital psychologist and clinical program director. Prior to joining PerformCare, he held various leadership positions in Pennsylvania-based hospitals and managed care organizations. His current projects include Information Solutions/information technology system updates, and improving care delivery and coordination using medical, pharmaceutical, and behavioral health data and integrated case management processes.

PerformCare is a subsidiary of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies. AmeriHealth Caritas is among the largest organizations of Medicaid managed care plans and related businesses in the United States, touching the lives of more than 5 million individuals covered by Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP, and other insurance.

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Kathleen A. Enerlich, Executive Director

Kathleen A. Enerlich
Executive Director

Kathleen Enerlich is Executive Director of PerformCare. Currently, this national, full-service behavioral health managed care company is ensuring access to treatment and achieving clinical outcomes through service excellence for approximately 530,000 children and adults in Medicaid, Medicare and commercial plans. Her primary role is to manage all aspects of the PerformCare system in New Jersey, including clinical, member services, operations, executive communications and quality improvement.

Ms. Enerlich, who earned her master's degree in behavioral sciences from Kean University, has served with PerformCare since 2009. Through strategic planning, strong community and associated provider relationships, and the building of cohesive proactive-management teams, she expanded the system access in 2012 to include an additional 16,000 developmentally disabled children and youth in need of substance abuse treatment. Ms. Enerlich is collaborating with the state on the implementation of several new programs under New Jersey's Comprehensive Medicaid waiver. These include behavioral health homes, individual support services, respite, intensive in-home services and crisis stabilization for youth with developmental disabilities.

Prior to joining PerformCare, Ms. Enerlich held several executive-level positions for the state of New Jersey. She was the Chief Executive Officer of the Arthur Brisbane Child Treatment Center, which at the time was the only state-run children's psychiatric hospital. In 2005, she successfully closed the center, transitioning youth to community-based treatment programs, and transferring more than 200 employees to new positions. Ms. Enerlich also served as Deputy Director for the Division of Family and Community Partnership, and for the Division of Children's System of Care, where she had oversight of $400 million in state contracts.

Ms. Enerlich began her career as a youth counselor, providing individual, group and family counseling at NewBridge Services. She went on to devote 18 years to SERV Behavioral Health System, where she held various roles while serving seriously mentally ill adults throughout New Jersey. Most notably, Ms. Enerlich assisted SERV in developing the first group home programs for the state, and consistently maintained high-occupancy rates. And she was instrumental in helping the organization obtain national accreditation from the Joint Committee for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Some of her most meaningful work was helping to discharge men and women from Marlboro State Psychiatric Hospital, where many had been institutionalized for up to 20 years.

Today, Ms. Enerlich is fully engaged in working with PerformCare's stakeholders to collaborate across lines of services, and in guiding the dedicated PerformCare team in improving the quality of life for its members and their families by promoting recovery and resiliency.

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Uma Ganesan, M.B.A., Chief Financial Officer

Uma Ganesan, M.B.A.
Chief Financial Officer

Uma Ganesan, M.B.A., is the Chief Financial Officer of PerformCare. A national, full-service behavioral health managed care company, PerformCare is currently ensuring access to treatment and achieving clinical outcomes through service excellence for more than 1 million individuals in Medicaid, Medicare and commercial plans. Ms. Ganesan joined PerformCare in July 2014, and is responsible for ensuring the organization's financial integrity.

A proven business leader with 15 years of experience helping health care companies improve and strengthen their regulatory processes, and develop powerful, data-driven analytics to measure and manage their business performance, Ms. Ganesan will focus on attaining financial targets, maximizing revenue opportunities and positioning the organization for strategic growth.

Prior to joining PerformCare, Ms. Ganesan served as Chief Financial Officer for AmeriHealth Caritas' Northern Region, where she was responsible for financial operations and oversight of that region’s more than $3 billion in annualized revenue. A skilled negotiator, Ms. Ganesan achieved corporate goals by working with health care delivery systems and regulatory agencies to improve contract agreements and operational efficiencies, developing a strong, world-class Finance department.

Ms. Ganesan has also held management positions in several other prominent health care organizations, including Connecticut-based Aetna Better Health, United HealthGroup and Healthnet Inc. She was instrumental in developing comprehensive strategic financial plans to promote short- and long-term financial viability for these organizations, and ensuring the effectiveness of all regulatory compliance and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) programs.

Most notably, she served as Associate Medicaid Director for the Hartford, Connecticut, Department of Health Services, where her duties included the supervision and performance reviews of managers and directors, as well as the review of health service expenditure trends. In her role, Ms. Ganesan was also responsible for establishing a reimbursement strategy in compliance with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' guidelines. In addition, she managed a variety of medical operations related to the electronic health record (EHR) incentive program, ICD-10, 5010 conversion and various projects related to health care reform.

Ms. Ganesan received her Master of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.

PerformCare is a subsidiary of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies. AmeriHealth Caritas is among the largest organizations of Medicaid managed care plans and related businesses in the United States, touching the lives of more than 4.5 million individuals covered by Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP and other insurance. PerformCare operates Medicaid behavioral health managed care programs in five states.

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James Laughman, M.S.W., Executive Director

James Laughman, M.S.W.
Executive Director

James Laughman, M.S.W., is Executive Director of PerformCare's Pennsylvania business. He brings to the role nearly 30 years of experience specializing in the field of mental health and developmental disabilities.

Prior to his role at PerformCare, Mr. Laughman had the dual responsibilities of human services administrator for Lancaster County Commissioners and executive director for Lancaster County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. His responsibilities included planning, directing, organizing and overseeing publicly funded mental health and intellectual disability services. Additionally, he served as a major policy advisor for human service initiatives, programs and projects while building relationships with service providers, advocacy groups, governmental entities and the private sector to obtain feedback on community needs and program performance.

As one of two representatives for Lancaster County to oversee HealthChoices, the statewide managed care program that provides Medical Assistance to approximately 900,000 Pennsylvanians, Mr. Laughman regularly sought opportunities to expand mental health services across the Commonwealth. He has been actively involved in the county's Coalition to End Homelessness and Public Health Partnership and served as acting treasurer of the Capital Area Behavioral Health Collaborative.

Mr. Laughman has worked intensively with state and local agencies to facilitate child abuse prevention and intervention. He spent five years as a supervisor for Child Protective Services, overseeing child abuse investigations and coordinating programs among numerous community organizations to provide quality and outcome based services to Lancaster County's youth.

He is on the Board of Trustees for Norristown State Hospital and is the immediate past president of the Pennsylvania County Human Services Administrators. He has also served on the board of the Pennsylvania Association of County Administrators of Mental Health and Developmental Services.

Mr. Laughman holds a Master of Social Work degree from Temple University.

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