We offer excellent customer service combined with comprehensive provider networks.

We built the first PPO network in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Our mission is to improve the health status of the people in the communities we serve.

We grew up in Kansas City and we remain strongly rooted in our community.

  • Michelle Tagg

    Michelle TaggExecutive Director of Network Client Services   Read more

    Michelle is the Executive Director of Network Client Services at Preferred Health Professionals since 2007. She has over 20 years sales and marketing experience. Michelle is an active member of Greater Kansas City Employee Benefit Professionals Association (EBPA).

    Michelle attended University of Central Missouri and studied Criminal Justice.

  • Hali Smith

    Hali SmithDirector of Finance and Corporate Procurement   Read more

    Ms. Smith is the Director of Finance and Corporate Procurement for Cobalt MedPlans. She has been in her current role since the company was founded in June 2011. Her duties also include facilities management and economic forecasting. Prior to her role at Cobalt MedPlans she was a Controller for both Firstsource Solutions and MedPlans Partners. Ms. Smith’s career history also includes financial management roles at Continental General Insurance and its predecessor company, Pyramid Life Insurance. She started her professional career as an auditor and public accountant. Ms. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas and is a licensed CPA.

  • Sharon Justice

    Sharon JusticeService Center Director   Read more

    Ms. Justice joined Cobalt MedPlans in 2011. As Director of the Rockford Service Center she has the foremost responsibility of overseeing and managing all important aspects of the site’s daily operations. She contributes over twenty years of experience to the Cobalt MedPlans team through a variety of positions in the health claims industry. Her academic achievements include a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Rockford College, an Associate Life Health Claims (ALHC) designation, and a Fellow Life Management Institute (FLMI) designation.

  • Mindy Purkeypile

    Mindy PurkeypileDirector of Operations   Read more

    As Director of Operations, Ms. Purkeypile manages the overall activity and production at Cobalt MedPlans’ Service Center locations. She specializes in account management, strategic staffing, and organizational change with strong expertise in multi-site, multi-state operations. She brings nearly two decades of management experience in the claims industry with several major health insurance providers to the team. Ms. Purkeypile holds an Associate Life and Health Claims (ALHC) designation.

  • Mike Hadlock

    Mike HadlockDirector of Information Technology and Security   Read more

    Cobalt MedPlans welcomed Mike Hadlock as Director of Information Technology and Security in March 2016. He has over 25 years of experience leading IT and Security teams for Morgan Stanley, Commerce Bank, Argus Health Systems, and Children’s Hospital Association. He holds several industry certifications (CISSP, CISM, HCISPP, CRISC, and PMP), and he is graduate of the Helzberg School of Business M.B.A. program, and he also received a B.S.B.A. degree in Finance from Kansas State University.

Contact Us

Preferred Health Professionals
10740 Nall, Ste 100
Overland Park, KS 66211
(913) 945-4770