Tutera’s Mike Levitt Elected President of the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators
KANSAS CITY, MO–Mike Levitt, vice president and chief compliance officer for Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, has been elected president of the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators. The one-year term began January 2018. Appointed by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, Levitt has served on the Board since 2011, most recently as vice president from 2015 to 2017.
The Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators is responsible for advocating for Missouri’s long-term care residents by licensing prospective and current administrators to ensure the highest quality standards of care.
“The Missouri Board of Nursing Homes Administrators is truly a leader in advocating for the long-term care profession in the state,” said Joe Tutera, CEO of Tutera Senior Living & Health Care. “Having Mike Levitt oversee its critically important mission is positive news for the future of long-term care in Missouri.”
Levitt brings more than 31 years of experience as a licensed nursing home care administrator with Tutera Senior Living & Health Care where he oversees Tutera’s Continua Home Health. Levitt manages government relations for Tutera’s senior living facilities, communities and agencies in 13 states. Levitt brings his depth of experience as an administrator working daily with Tutera’s senior living communities across the country to this Board position.
“Being elected by my fellow members is an honor,” said Levitt. “As a licensed nursing home administrator for 40 years, this new position offers a unique opportunity to reinvest my experience and training to help others be prepared for one of the most challenging responsibilities in health care today.”
As a Kansas City native, Levitt will serve on the American Health Care Association Survey/Regulatory Committee for the 2018/2019 year. He is also vice president of the Missouri Health Care Association Board and a member of the Health Care Compliance Association. Levitt previously served as board chair of Our Lady of Mercy Country Home where he led the development of a $7 million retirement community owned and operated by the Mercedarian Missionaries of Berriz in Liberty, MO.