SimiTree Announces Promotions in Coding & OASIS Division


[July 24, 2023] Hamden, CT – SimiTree, a leading healthcare consulting firm, today announced two promotions in its Coding & OASIS Division. Marti Holthus has been promoted to Senior Team Manager and Amanda Snyder-Budnik has been promoted to Senior Team Manager, both in SimiTree’s Coding & OASIS Division. In these roles, Marti and Amanda will be leading their respective teams of OASIS professionals and overseeing the success of both domestic and global accounts.

Marti Holthus, Senior Team Manager, brings more than 12 years of experience in the home health industry and has a proven record of success. She is a highly skilled and experienced coder, and she is also an excellent leader. As a Team Manager since 2019, Marti values quality work and diligence to ensure client satisfaction and provides a Gold Standard level of customer service.

Marti leads through a collaborative and supportive approach that enables each team member to thrive in a challenging industry while looking for ways to not only exceed client expectations but also propel individual team members to achieve greater personal and career success. Marti holds HCS-D coding and COS-C OASIS credentials. She resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and two sons.

Amanda Snyder-Budnik brings more than 5 years of experience in the home health industry, and she is a highly skilled and experienced OASIS coder. She is an excellent leader, enthusiastic about helping agencies improve their coding and OASIS compliance. In 2017, Amanda joined Home Health Solutions, LLC, which later merged with SimiTree. She played a pivotal role as one of the founding members of their team's LIVE QA program. Throughout her tenure, Amanda has dedicated herself to enhancing the knowledge and productivity of her agencies, starting from the clinician level, and extending upwards.

Amanda holds valuable certifications in various areas, including home care coding (HCS-D), OASIS competency (HCS-O), and hospice coding (HCS-H). She resides in Kendalia, Texas, alongside her husband Dylan, and their two sons, Landon, and Lincoln.

“We are thrilled to announce the promotions of Marti and Amanda,” said Bill Simione, CEO and Managing Principal of SimiTree. “They are both highly skilled and experienced professionals, and they are dedicated to helping our clients succeed. We are confident that they will continue to be valuable assets to our team.”

Marti and Amanda are both highly respected members of the SimiTree team, and their promotions are a testament to their hard work and dedication. We are confident that they will continue to lead our Coding & OASIS Division to new heights.


About SimiTree

SimiTree, a company that provides industry-leading, tech-enabled specialty revenue cycle management (RCM), coding, professional services, and talent management resources for post-acute and behavioral health organizations, was created by the merger of Simione Healthcare Consultants and BlackTree Healthcare Consulting in 2021. In 2022, SimiTree further expanded its RCM capabilities with its Imark Billing acquisition, and its behavioral health footprint with its acquisition of Infinity, a SimiTree company, now SimiTree Behavioral Health.

In addition to clinical, financial, and operational consulting, SimiTree offers a robust suite of outsourced services, including billing, coding, OASIS, Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI), and revenue cycle management; executive placement, interim management, retention consulting, and other talent solutions; mergers and acquisitions support; compliance assessments and risk mitigation plans; sales and growth training; and benchmarking and data analytics. For more information, visit www.SimiTreeHC.com.


About Afia

Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Afia works with behavioral health organizations, human service agencies, physician groups, health systems, and other medical practices to generate ideas, implement solutions, and positively impact their futures. From the company’s founding in 2007, it has built capabilities based on client needs working with behavioral health agencies across the country to optimize their clinical, financial, and operational functions through the use of technology.

About GreenpointMed

Founded in 2016, GreenpointMed is a leading medical billing and credentialing service provider offering a streamlined process for billing and credentialing. GreenpointMed is the trusted partner of hundreds of healthcare providers and practices throughout the nation. For more information, visit https://greenpointmed.com.


Media contact: Lynn Eastep, Vice President, Marketing, SimiTree, leastep@SimiTreehc.com

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