Our staff

The People Behind Hansine Fisher & Associates

Hansine B. Fisher - President

Carolyn Riemann - Senior Program Manager

James Adney - Lead Technical Specialist/Programmer

Eugene García Efremov - Technical Specialist/Programmer

Hilary Morgan - Project Specialist

Hansine B. Fisher, MSW

President

Ms. Fisher provides consultation and technical support to state and local governments and community-based organizations. She has worked with health, mental health, juvenile services, child welfare, and education agencies to improve services for vulnerable populations through the maximization and flexible use of federal revenue, systemic reform efforts, outcomes-based management, and improved documentation and reporting systems.

In recent years, she has worked closely with state and local governmental agencies to develop and implement comprehensive systems for federal claiming, including the use of web-based time surveys and fiscal and program documentation that is in compliance with all state and federal audit requirements.

Her experience has focused on the use of EPSDT for the reimbursement of treatment services, Targeted Case Management for school and community providers, Title XIX Medicaid for school-based health services, and Medicaid administration as a reimbursement strategy for outreach and linkage activities.

Ms. Fisher received her BA in English literature from Pomona College and her MSW from Adelphi University.

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Carolyn Riemann

Senior Program Manager

Ms. Riemann works closely with clients, managing day-to-day project operations and facilitating project workflows and timeliness. In addition to managing project operations, she specializes in quality assurance reviews, preparing written documentation such as manuals and training guides, and coordinates with the design and implementation of HFA’s web based applications with the Technical Services team.

Ms. Riemann’s experience includes overseeing the implementation of Medicaid Administrative Claiming in local health districts, facilitating a state wide steering committee, and assisting in the development and management of resource materials. She also has worked on projects related to direct service billing for Title XIX Medicaid school-based health services, where she oversaw the daily operations, provided technical assistance, and trained on billing software.

Ms. Riemann graduated magna cum laude with a BA in English literature and a BA in Spanish literature from the University of New Mexico in 2004 and is currently completing her Masters of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University.

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James Adney

Lead Technical Specialist/Programmer

Mr. Adney manages the design and implementation of web-based applications, working closely with senior HFA staff to develop systems to efficiently meet client needs and comply with state and federal policy. Mr. Adney specializes in interface design and the user experience. He has created a fully automated online invoicing system for Medicaid Administrative Claiming and highly customized web-based random moment time surveys.

Mr. Adney received his BS in General Science from the University of Oregon in 2011.

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Eugene García Efremov

Technical Specialist/Programmer

Mr. García Efremov assists in the development of the RMTS systems, manages infrastructure and databases. He has worked on closed-source systems governed by federal regulations, as well as internet-scale SAAS offerings.

Mr. García Efremov received his BS in Computer Science from the University of California (Davis) in 2001.

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Hilary Morgan

Project Specialist

Ms. Morgan provides technical assistance and quality assurance for senior HFA staff, while also assisting with data management and data analysis for various projects. Her experience has focused on project support and invoicing for Medicaid Administrative Claiming in local health districts, local school districts and other public agencies.

Ms. Morgan received her BA in English from the University of Colorado and has also worked as a high school English teacher in Panama, Turkey, and Colorado.

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