Valerie Espeleta Named Employee of the Month at Day Kimball Healthcare


Valerie Espeleta, insurance verification specialist, Day Kimball HomeCare, is Day Kimball Healthcare’s August Employee of the Month.

PUTNAM, CONN. – Valerie Espeleta has been named employee of the month for August at Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH). Espeleta is an insurance verification specialist for Day Kimball HomeCare, which is part of the DKH integrated healthcare system.

“Valerie has proven herself to be an extremely dedicated employee with tenacity and resolve that is truly admirable,” said Leslie R. Hopcroft, billing manager, Day Kimball HomeCare. “In her current role, she is the voice of the Day Kimball HomeCare, dealing with hospitals, physician’s offices, insurance companies and patients, and handles it all with a great attitude and good sense of humor.”

Espeleta started with DKH in 1997. She has held positions of increasing responsibility during her tenure at DKH. In her current position as insurance verification specialist, Espeleta is responsible for assisting with the processing and screening of clinical referrals, as well as all insurance verification upon admission and resumption of care.

Upon learning of her recognition as DKH August employee of the month, Espeleta said, “I feel honored to be given this award. I take great pride in the work I do here at Day Kimball. The homecare department has given me so many opportunities to improve and learn. The people I work with throughout the organization are great people.”

Espeleta lives in Danielson with her husband, Mark, and son, Joseph.