Health Alliance, a 250,000 member physician sponsored health plan and part of Carle Health System, is seeking executive leadership for Health Alliance’s provider network, which includes oversight of contracting services, provider relations, member services, network management and compliance ultimately meeting the system’s goal of developing High Performing Networks of Care.
Carle is a not-for-profit, locally owned and operated three hospital healthcare system that includes Carle Foundation Hospital, a 413-bed Level 1 Trauma Center, Carle Physician Group boasting 450+ physicians and over 650 total providers, and Health Alliance, the largest health plan in downstate Illinois with hundreds of network hospitals and provider groups in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Washington.
The Vice President will report directly to the Health Alliance, Chief Administrative Officer and System Chief Operating Officer and will function in a heavily matrixed environment. Furthermore, this role will assist to cultivate and manage external relationships while internally being a champion of the Carle culture and be instrumental in communicating the “big picture” of the organization.
Experience and Qualifications
Headquartered in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, Carle services approximately 1.5 million residents in 22 counties in Central/Eastern Illinois and Western Indiana. Carle has one of the largest outpatient treatment centers in Illinois and encompasses fourteen regional branch clinics. Home to the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana is a diverse community of 195,000, which offers cultural, sporting and entertainment options typically associated with much larger cities. The community is centrally located two hours from Chicago and Indianapolis and three hours from St. Louis.