The strength of KeyMed Partners lies in the diverse talents of our management team and their dedication to constantly improving their healthcare industry knowledge. Our team prides themselves in maintaining the highest standards and building a strong reputation with our clients.
Principal / President
Steve Kunkle has a long and successful career in financial management. A graduate of Gettysburg College, Steve received his CPA then went on to earn his MBA from Widener University. He previously held financial management positions with WaWa Food Markets, Perdue Farms and the Book-of-the-Month Club. In 1997, Steve co-founded Bureau of Account Management (BAM), a national medical A/R collection agency. Three years later, he co-founded KeyMed Partners, where he now serves as President. In his current role, he oversees the company’s financial, tax, benefits, information technology and...more
Principal / Vice President
Joni began her career in healthcare in 1977 at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. She co-founded KeyMed Partners in 2000, bringing to the organization her extensive experience and knowledge including all facets of hospital and physician billing and A/R management. Joni is a consummate professional, active in AAHAM, HFMA, HCCA, HBMA and AAPC. She is a graduate of Central Penn Business College.
Her duties at KeyMed include leading the operational teams that handle customer service, billing and practice management, insurance verification, and insurance follow projects. She also...more
Principal / Vice President
Barth has handled all levels of medical accounts receivable collections for nearly three decades. He was a co-founder of KeyMed Partners and Bureau of Account Management (BAM), a national medical A/R collection agency. His primary focus and knowledge base is the collection of self-pay A/R, but he is integral to the operation side of KeyMed Partners, with expertise in planning, hiring, training, client service, customer care, sales and setting performance goals. A graduate of Shippensburg University with a degree in Finance, Barth is a member of AAHAM and HFMA.
Director, Information Technology
Doug manages internal IT functions including network, server, desktop and phone infrastructure. Microsoft and CISCO certified, Doug has worked with Peak Technologies and Purdue University prior to joining KeyMed in 2004.
Director, Revenue Cycle Projects
Jim has over twenty years of healthcare experience ranging from regulatory audit/reimbursement to healthcare facility financial/operational management. He spent the first two years of his professional career in a public accounting firm prior to transitioning into the healthcare sector where he has remained ever since. Throughout Jim's career, he has maintained a customer-focused philosophy specializing in project/operational management, regulatory compliance, Medicare cost reporting, financial analysis and internal audit. A graduate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in...more
Director of Practice Management
As KeyMed Partner’s Director of Practice Management, Sara draws on her diverse experience in the healthcare field to assist our clients. Her previous work includes positions with Lancaster General Health, Deloitte and the state of Massachusetts. A graduate of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she also holds a Master’s degree in Health Care Management from Boston University’s School of Management. Sara truly enjoys being part of the dynamic industry of healthcare and is passionate about solving problems and working through the challenges that face healthcare...more
Resource Center Manager
Pam manages the “special projects” which includes coding, chart review, charge entry, and auditing. Pam’s broad experience in coding, denials, and appeal processing, along with consulting, has been an integral part of the success, growth, and trust that KeyMed has experienced since she joined the team in 2001. Pam has gained the reputation of “best friend” to all the physicians she has worked with in the capacity of consultant and practice management authority.
Manager of Operations
With a career that began at Hershey Medical Center, Marty has more than 20 years of healthcare management experience and now focuses on customer service, auditing, time sheets, payroll and medical A/R management. A graduate of Lock Haven University, he has been with KeyMed since 2001. Marty is proud of building a strong professional relationship with KeyMed clients through hard work and trust.
Sales & Marketing Manager
A graduate of Clarion University, Sharon joined KeyMed in 2007. She worked in sales throughout Central Pennsylvania for nine years and now is focused on developing new business, marketing KeyMed’s services and maintaining current customer relationships. Sharon enjoys meeting and working with professionals in the healthcare field because they make a difference in the lives of patients. She is a member of AAHAM, HFMA, PA MGMA and POMAY.
Rob came to KeyMed Partners over 15 years ago with a background in radiology quality assurance review and coding. During his tenure at KeyMed, Rob has managed numerous projects focusing on all aspects of the revenue cycle. His project management includes registration, charge entry, insurance verification, billing program maintenance, payer reimbursement resolutions, service catalog maintenance, customer service, quality assurance and accounts receivable management. His varied experience, encompasses every aspect of medical billing and reimbursement, has contributed to the success of the...more
Revenue Cycle Projects Manager
Angie has twenty years of healthcare revenue cycle experience and has been with KeyMed Partners for six years. Prior to joining KeyMed Partners, she held billing and supervisory revenue cycle positions in both hospital and professional settings. Her client-focused approach to engagements, knowledge of the entire revenue cycle process and ability to adapt quickly to an ever changing healthcare environment has consistently been recognized by her clients and peers. A few of Angie’s areas of expertise include Medicare and Workers Compensation billing and follow-up, credit resolution, homecare...more