Clinic Staff

Vera Hemphill, Clinical Service Representative

Vera began working in the Psychology Clinic February 2000.  She enjoys going to church and spending time with family and friends.

Schedules In-Patients in NERVE
Posts Self-pay and Personal Payments
Processes Medical Records Requests

Phone: 352-265-0294
E-mail: verah@phhp.ufl.edu

Douglas Martin, Financial Assistance Counselor2014-10_Martin, Doug2

Doug Martin began working at UF in October 2011. He spent 28 years in the sales field prior to joining the UF team. He and his wife enjoy travel, motorcycle riding and Nascar.

Insurance Verification, Pre-certification
Collections, Estimates, Work Up Denials
Therapy Requests

Phone: 352-265-0680 X44461
E-mail: dougmartin@phhp.ufl.edu

Janice Ogwada, Office Manager

Janice Ogwada began working in the Psychology Clinic in 1992 as the clinic Financial Assistant Counselor.  She became the Front Office Clinic Manager in 1998.  She enjoys working  in the clinic and thinks the entire team is the greatest! Aside from work, Janice enjoys spending times with friends and family.  She also loves to take long walks, travel and watch Hallmark movies and HGTV.

Manages Front-End of the Clinic
Schedules New Patients
Manages Contract and Forensic Billing
Work Orders for the Clinic
Verifies and Reconciles Clinic Purchases

Phone: 352-265-0294
E-mail: ogwada@phhp.ufl.edu

Patricia Powers, Clinical Service Representative

Checks patients in
Collect fees and post to NERVE
Process daily deposits
Order test supplies
General office duties

Phone: 352-265-0294
E-mail: powersp1@phhp.ufl.edu

Mike Sampson, Office Manager

Mike grew up in Massachusetts but has been living in Florida since 1992. He has worked for UF since 1993 with a five year stint in between with UF Health/Shands. He started with Clinical & Health Psychology in 2002. He has 18 years experience with insurance billing, coding and accounts receivable.

Claims filing to insurance companies
Monthly Statements to patients
Deposits
Claim Denials
Refunds
Liaison for Gulf Coast Collection Agency
Liaison for Shands Managed Care Contracting
Liaison for UF Health Credentialing and Provider Enrollment
Letters of Agreement with non contracted insurance companies
Provide Financial reports

Phone: 352-273-6615
E-mail: msammy@phhp.ufl.edu