Case Studies of Six State Personal Assistance Service Programs Funded by the Medicaid Personal Care Option. Individuals Interviewed


Department of Human Resources

Division of Senior and Disabled Services:

  • Dick Ladd, Chief Administrator
  • Douglas Stone, Program Assistance
  • Loren Simonds, Program Assistance
  • Susan Dietsche, Program Assistance
  • Cindy Hannum, Program Assistance
  • Dexter Henderson, Contract and Provider Relations Unit
  • Lance King, Unit Supervisor, Disability Services Office
  • Elise Lunas, Program Manager, AAA Office

Office of Medical Assistance Programs:

  • Bob Labbe, Medicaid Coordinator
  • Joy Jaeger, RN

Oregon Disabilities Commission:

  • Eugene Organ, Executive Director

Service Providers:

  • Jo Seidl, AHM Helping Hands
  • Cindy Jenkimen, UNA Health Services
  • Sharon Ogren, Kimberly Quality Care
  • Edie Hoerer, Kimberly Quality Care

SDSD Consumers:

  • Butch Pribbanew, JD
  • Dan Robinson, JD
  • Dennis Scharf
  • Anne Williamson
  • Elsie Hastings
  • Rose Reding

Access Oregon:

  • Patty Arndt, Executive Director
  • Grady Landrum, Service Specialist

United Cerebral Palsy:

  • David Ingersol, Client Advocacy Specialist

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