Micki SlykhuisCEO, President
Micki started her workers’ compensation career with OHARA as a Telephonic Case Manager in 2000. Micki advanced her knowledge and position by dwelling in every aspect of OHARA to include Field Case Management, Telephonic Case Management, Team Lead, Director of Case Management, Business Development, and now serves as OHARA’s President and CEO. Her extensive background brings a unique perspective to all aspects of claim and business management. Micki specializes in strategic program development and implementation. Her hands-on approach fuels her passion for transparent communication and a collaborative culture. Micki leads with passion, dedication and inspires all she serves.
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Lisa OlsonSupervisor- Iowa, Nebraska
Lisa has been with OHARA since 2012 and currently supervises our dynamic case management team in both Nebraska and Iowa. As a former Orthopedic and Neuro-Acute nurse, she has worked closely with multiple physicians and understands the importance of effective communication. Lisa is an amazing resource for her team when strategizing solutions for complex claims. Lisa has an in-depth knowledge of provider networks, relationship management, and navigating complex health systems. Lisa strives to exceed expectations both externally and internally alike. Lisa's positive attitude, thinking outside the box mentality, interpersonal skills, and relationship building are second to none!
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Sarah CristSupervisor- South Dakota, Minnesota
Sarah has been with OHARA since 2013 and supervises our passionate South Dakota case management team and the Minnesota QRC team. Sarah's background in Neurology and Family Medicine has provided her with a broad base of knowledge surrounding complicated injuries with a focus on comprehensive care. Her navigation of neurological treatment options through these complex injuries helps prevent complications and promote resolution. Her attention to detail and keen sense of organization is superior. Sarah has an incredible drive, devotion, and passion for her work. Her communication style and thoroughness are ideal qualities Sarah shares with her team for guidance and oversight of the medical management of claims.
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Jodi HammersBusiness Development Manager
Jodi has been the face of OHARA since 2007 managing our customer relationships and business development. As a former workers' compensation claims adjuster, Jodi has been in the workers' compensation arena since 2001. She has a vast knowledge of multiple state jurisdictions, is well-versed in claims administration and the day to day struggles of insurance carriers, TPAs, and employers. Jodi is extremely knowledgeable in the Nebraska Certified Managed Care Plan and effortlessly delivers resources such as this to collaboratively develop solutions for our customers. Jodi is dedicated to connecting our customers to resources and information and her friendly disposition and timely responsiveness will never leave you disappointed.
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Lynette HuberResource Operations Lead
Lynette has been with OHARA since 1999 and has served in a variety of roles during her tenure. Lynette currently serves as our Resource Operations Lead. Lynette is responsible for quality control and ensuring that regulatory, customer and corporate requirements, and service level agreements are met. Lynette works to develop, implement, and maintain operational and URAC policies and procedures. Her technical guidance, strong attention to detail, and unwavering support for internal staff and external customers make her an invaluable asset to our team.
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Jim CarrollVocational Rehabilitation Specialist Lead
Jim started his career with OHARA in 2004 and has provided Rehabilitation Consultant services since 1980. He guides his Vocational Rehabilitation team with his extensive experience, knowledge, hard work, and dedication to service excellence. Jim serves as an expert witness in litigated claims involving workers' compensation, personal injury, divorce, and loss of earning capacity. Let Jim and his team help you today with vocational evaluations, employability assessments, labor market surveys, transferrable skills analysis, and expert witness testimony.
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