Managed Care

Navigating the Future of Health and Well-Being

Today and into the future, health plans must continuously re-evaluate their respective value propositions for employers, members and providers, given the levels of industry consolidation and the seismic shift in provider philosophy. From healthcare reform and innovation to changing demographics and consumer demands, the offerings across all business lines come with new challenges and untapped opportunities.

WittKieffer serves the full spectrum of health plan and managed care organizations, from regional and community plans to national organizations and independent Blues, many of which appear as perennial leaders on NCQA’s Health Plan Ratings list and other comparable rankings.

We are especially focused on government-sponsored plans as well as vertically integrated delivery systems with growing and/or historically significant market share within their health plans. As the line between payers and providers continues to blur, WittKieffer is optimally positioned to address the talent crossover and evolving roles within advanced organizations and complex collaboratives, particularly for emerging roles in population health management, ACOs and other clinically integrated networks.

Success Story

Chris Palmieri, Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth Care Alliance
Palmieri Rights the Ship at CCA – Membership Up, Quality Ratings and Health Outcomes Improve

Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) named Chris Palmieri its Chief Executive Officer during a time of instability and uncertainty. Under Palmieri’s leadership, CCA experienced a strong turnaround to ensure the organization’s financial strength and long-term sustainability. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAPHS) surveys, administered nationally by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), CCA’s Medicare-Medicaid plan received a top overall consumer rating for quality and success. In 2016, Palmieri launched a for-profit subsidiary to incubate and accelerate early innovative ideas to improve health service delivery, analytics and healthcare IT, called Winter Street Ventures. CCA also surpassed 30,000 members, highlighting a growing demand for the organization’s innovative model of care proven to improve quality and health outcomes while reducing the cost of care.

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We assist clients in recruiting executives who are proactive in initiating change and proficient in dealing with operating and financial risk. Practice Leader Tom Quinn can answer your questions or tell you more.

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