SecureCare Staff Members

Louis M. Andersen

Chief Executive Officer

Louis Andersen serves as the executive leader of the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association, and the company’s chief executive officer of managed-care operations. Louis brings 30 years of leadership in the health care arena to his current assignment. Previously, he was CEO of Coventry Health Care of Nebraska, served in numerous executive roles, including president of Health Data Management Company, and was senior VP for mergers and acquisitions at United Health Group. Louis received his Master of Business Administration from New York’s Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Nebraska Lincoln.

Mark A. Knoll, D.C.

Medical Director

Dr. Mark Knoll serves as the medical director for SecureCare. He has practiced chiropractic in Nebraska for 30 years and continues to practice part-time. Dr. Knoll serves as a SecureCare board member and is the board’s liaison to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. As medical director, Dr. Knoll chairs SecureCare’s credentialing committee and clinical review committee, and is a member of the quality management committee. He is a member of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska credentialing committee as well. Dr. Knoll received his doctorate from Logan College of Chiropractic, and attended undergraduate school at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

Linda Wortman

Director of Administration

Linda Wortman joined the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) in 2008. With 30 years of experience in the national and international corporate arenas, Linda performs executive administrative functions for the NCPA executive leader, Louis Andersen, overseeing event planning and handling all aspects of office management.

Ann Bruns

Director, Business Development

Ann Bruns, Director of Business Development, joined Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association in September 2008. Ann is responsible for SecureCare, Inc. network development including provider relations, credentialing, URAC accreditation and the FTC-messenger model platform. Ann has more than 20 years of experience in the managed care arena.

Roger Rech

Accounting Manager

Roger Rech joined the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association and SecureCare in June 2013. Roger brings over a decade of experience in accounts receivable and payable; account management; collections and payroll. He received his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Bellevue University in 2005.

Beth Baer

Provider Relations Coordinator

Beth joined SecureCare in October 2012 as the Provider Relations Coordinator for doctors in all states where SecureCare has operations. Beth's 20+ years of experience in the managed care arena was gained from Mutual of Omaha as a Senior Claims Analyst; World Insurance Managed Care Analyst / Senior Health Underwriter for Major Medical Policies and most recently she was a provider and payer liaison for Midlands Choice PPO. Beth looks forward to providing a high-level of service to the providers she supports.

Kari Hernandez

Sr. Credentialing Specialist

Kari Hernandez joined SecureCare in August 2013 as Sr. Credentialing Specialist. Most recently, Kari spent 12+ years with Midlands Choice PPO network as a Credentialing Specialist, Database Manager and in claims. Her extensive credentialing knowledge and experience ensure SecureCare providers a smooth and easy transition through the credentialing process. Kari has been an asset to SecureCare technology; developing money-saving, cost-efficient processes and procedures.

Kenra Reed

Credentialing Specialist

Kenra Reed joined SecureCare in February 2015 as a Credentialing Specialist. Prior to joining SecureCare, Kenra worked 14+ years at Midlands Choice PPO where she held a variety of positions that include: Claims Processing, Administrative Assistant for VP of Operations, Quality Analyst, Provider and Payer Liaison and most recently, a Credentialing Coordinator. Kenra’s valuable experience and broad industry knowledge are an asset to the providers she serves.

Melinda Hanus

Staff Accountant

Melinda Hanus joined the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association and SecureCare as a Staff Accountant in April 2015. Prior to joining, Melinda spent ten years at Applied Underwriters in various positions that include: Accounting Specialist, Garnishments, Payable Clerk and Tax Associate. Her experience with accounting systems such as SunGard EAS and MAS 200 will prove to be a valuable asset. Melinda received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Banking from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.