Bobby is the founder and Executive Director of ABC for Health, Inc. and My Coverage Plan, Inc. A 1987 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, Bobby began his law career at the Center for Public Representation. In 1994, Bobby founded ABC, which continues to connect children and families with health care benefits through advocacy and benefits counseling. Bobby has extensive experience representing clients with access to health care and coverage issues, particularly health insurance claim denials. From 1993 to 2001, Bobby co-chaired the American Public Health Association Maternal and Child Health Section committee on Children with Special Health Care Needs, and in 1998 he helped found the Public Interest Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin. Bobby was recognized as one of the top lawyers in Dane County in 2001 and 2003. In 2005 he helped initiate HealthWatch Wisconsin, a statewide membership organization to promote better access to health care and coverage, and in 2010 he founded a new subsidiary organization, My Coverage Plan Inc, an innovative new technology firm to help providers and consumers connect to and maximize all available health care coverage. Bobby is also the project director and principal investigator on numerous state, federal, and private foundation grants.
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Anna Kaminski is a Bilingual Health Benefits Counselor at ABC for Health. Anna meets with patients under provider contracts and engages in direct patient advocacy on behalf of the clients by negotiating with federal, state and private insurance institutions and helping them to navigate the complicated healthcare system. Anna holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from Northeastern University in Boston with minors in Latin American Studies and History. Before returning to Madison, her hometown, and joining ABC for Health Anna worked with primarily Spanish-speaking clients as a Public Benefits Specialist at Instituto del Progreso Latino in Chicago and before that as an Employment Specialist in the Washington DC area at CASA de Maryland.
Polly, seen here with guest pup Macey, is a Staff Attorney at ABC for Health. Polly is a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she received the V. Russell Whitesel Award for Excellence for her work in the Government & Legislative Clinic and the Katherine Held Memorial Award for her contributions to the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society. She has been a legal intern for the Dane County Corporation Counsel, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, and End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Prior to law school, Polly worked in local government education with UW-Extension’s Local Government Center and also worked for Epic as a healthcare IT proposal writer. Polly has undergraduate degrees in Music and Classics from Lawrence University and is an active musician with the Middleton Community Orchestra and Four Seasons Theatre in Madison.
Ryan is an Executive Assistant at ABC for Health, Inc.; he specializes in management, administration, graphic design, and videography. Before coming to work for ABC, he worked as an associate producer at an independent film studio where he helped write, film, and edit a number of documentaries and short films. Prior to that, he worked at an advertising agency where he wrote copy and designed graphics—some that found their way into the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times. In 2014, he graduated from North Central College almost cum laude (if it weren’t for his interest in physics, advanced Chinese, and Netflix) with a Bachelor’s degree in Convergent Media. In his free time he writes, acts, and manages his own YouTube channel.
Health Benefits Advocate
Megan is a Health Benefits Assistant with ABC for Health Inc. She graduated in 2016 from UW-Madison where she studied Human Development and Family Studies as well as Global Health. She has worked with multiple non-profits in the Madison area including being an Environmental Health Advocate with Physicians for Social Responsibility and The Wisconsin Environmental Health Network as well as helping coordinate events to finish the fight against cancer with The American Cancer Society. She also spent three years working with UW Colleges in their helpdesk support team to increase their admissions and enrollment efforts. In her free time she can be found wearing Crimson Red while cheering on the Badgers as well as working at The Great Dane downtown teaching people the true beauty of Shakesbeer.
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Sarah is a Health Benefits Assistant at ABC for Health. She is a 2017 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied Rehabilitation Psychology as well as Studio Art. During her time at UW, she had the opportunity to intern at the Madison West High School Transition Program, Gio’s Garden, and the UW-Madison Office for Equity and Diversity Disability Employment Program. She also spent three years working for University Housing-Desk Services. Her favorite employment experience during her college career was working two summers at Wisconsin Badger Camp, a residential summer camp for individuals three and up with developmental disabilities. In her free time, Sarah enjoys making sculptures out of wood, refurbishing furniture, traveling and spending time on the Wisconsin lakes.
Brynne is the Chief Operating Officer of ABC for Health, Inc. She engages in direct legal advocacy and litigation on behalf of clients, drafts and manages contracts, and negotiates with federal, state, and private benefits and insurance institutions. She oversees ABC for Health’s growing HealthWatch Wisconsin project and is a frequent commentator on the HealthWatch WatchDog. She serves as the agency’s representative on community boards, including Community Shares of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, and the State Bar of Wisconsin's Public Interest Law Section. She was recently recognized by the State Bar of Wisconsin as "Lawyer Demonstrating Exemplary Commitment to Community." Brynne received her J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law and her undergraduate degrees from Bryn Mawr College.
Health Benefits Counselor Manager
Kenton is a Bilingual Health Benefits Counselor Manager with ABC for Health, Inc. Kenton conducts interviews and provides counseling services to patients under provider contracts, engages in direct patient advocacy on behalf of clients, and negotiates with federal, state and private benefits and insurance institutions. Kenton contributes strong experience in working with families on health care and other issues, robust knowledge of program and policies, and technical skills in case management and training. Before joining ABC, Kenton worked for Physicians Plus Insurance Corporation and for a Community Health Center and Migrant health facility as a medical assistant and interpreter. Kenton has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Health Benefits Advocate
Claire joins ABC for Health as a Health Benefits Advocate after providing case management and client services in the area of energy assistance. At Energy Services for Dane County, Claire determined eligibility of low income individuals and households to receive state and public benefit assistance to aid in reducing the cost of gas and electric bills. She has also worked in Medical Translation, working with PartnerHealth to translate various hospital materials, including pamphlets, charts, and check-lists, from English into Spanish, ensuring that important patient and family engagement tools could also be made available to Spanish-speaking patients. Claire received her degrees from UW-Madison in Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies and Spanish. While a student, Claire spent time in Merida, Venezuela and Antigua, Guatemala. Claire’s volunteer work includes ESL Tutoring, translation, and assisting in an emergency food bank. Claire, originally from Portland, OR, says serving low-income families and individuals has been a very humbling, and at the same time, extremely rewarding experience that has given her a much greater appreciation for the numerous organizations that offer a helping hand to those in need. She says that working with ABC for Health is an incredible way to further her understanding of the complexities of the healthcare system, and be part of a positive change in the lives of Wisconsin residents.
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Anne Kunze is a Bilingual Health Benefits Advocate at ABC for Health. She is an Indiana University graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Gender Studies. During her college career, Anne was a scholarship athlete, a part-time police officer, and study-abroad student in Spain and the Dominican Republic. Before moving to Madison, Anne worked as a case manager at the Primo Center for Women and Children in Chicago, Illinois. As a Health Benefits Advocate at ABC, Anne provides direct services for underserved, minority, or low-income patients across the spectrum of public and private health coverage programs as they work to optimize health coverage options and identify community resources.
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Pa Done is an Administrative Assistant at ABC for Health. She graduated from UW-Madison in 2016 where she studied International Studies as well as Global Health and Asian American studies. She has worked with the UW-Madison Office of Admissions and Recruitment, the Center for Academic Excellence, and the PEOPLE Program. During her time at UW, she co-founded the Southeast Asian Dance organization (SEADO) and served in leadership positions in the Asian American Student Union (AASU). In her free time, she likes to read, draw, and spend time outdoors such as biking and hiking.