KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Levitt, vice president and chief compliance officer for Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, has been elected president of the Missouri Health Care Association (MHCA) at its annual convention in Branson.
The term for this board position is one year. Levitt previously served two terms as MHCA vice president.
Levitt, a licensed nursing home administrator since 1977, also serves as the president of the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators, a position to which Missouri’s Governor appointed him in 2011.
Established in 1947 and currently with 320 members, the MHCA is Missouri’s largest association of licensed, long-term, residential and assisted-living facilities. MHCA is affiliated with the American Health Care Association, the largest and most powerful long-term care advocacy group in Washington, D.C.
Levitt has held various positions with Tutera over his 30-plus years with Tutera where he currently oversees the company’s home health division. In addition, he manages government relations for Tutera’s senior living facilities, communities and agencies in nine states.
A Kansas City native, Levitt also serves on the American Health Care Association Survey/Regulatory Committee for the 2018/2019 year and is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association. He 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.
Tutera is a Kansas City-based seniors housing operator with 44 communities in nine states.