May 17, 2017
Eric Huss Named Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration for Health Partners Plans
Philadelphia, PA — Eric Huss, a seasoned health care executive deeply experienced leading complex health care organizations and driving business growth, will join Health Partners Plans (HPP) as Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer William S. George. In this role, Huss will plan, direct and control overall financial and administration operations for HPP across all lines of business. In addition, Huss will be responsible for key health plan operational areas, including claims, enrollment and member services.
Huss strengthened his unique skills for increasing growth, revenue and profit in rapidly changing business environments during his nearly three decades in corporate health care finance. Huss previously served in various financial leadership positions at UPMC Health System. He also served as senior vice president and chief financial officer for Gateway Health. Most recently, Huss served as chief financial officer for Clarus Healthcare.
“Eric’s proven track record of promoting efficiency, growth and positive financial outcomes in managed care organizations while putting members first makes him a perfect fit for our leadership team,” said George. “His expertise will be instrumental as HPP continues on its growth trajectory in new markets.”
“It’s an honor to join an award-winning health plan like HPP, particularly during this exciting time in the company’s history,” said Huss. “I look forward to helping to accelerate HPP’s momentum as it expands to offer its nationally renowned care to even more Pennsylvanians.”
Huss attended Muskingum College before receiving his Bachelor of Science from West Virginia University. He is also a member of various professional organizations, including the American Institute of CPAs and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs.
ABOUT HEALTH PARTNERS PLANS
Nationally recognized for its innovations in managed care, Health Partners Plans is among the top fifteen Medicaid plans in the country, one of the highest-rated in Pennsylvania and receives strong ratings for member and provider satisfaction according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2016–2017. Health Partners Plans is a not-for-profit managed health care organization serving more than 278,000 members in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh/Capital region. It provides a broad range of health coverage options through Health Partners Medicare, Health Partners (Medicaid) and KidzPartners (Children’s Health Insurance Program) plans. Founded more than 30 years ago, Health Partners Plans is one of the few hospital-owned health plans in the country. Learn more about how Health Partners Plans is doing it right at HealthPartnersPlans.com, twitter.com/HPPlans and facebook.com/healthpartnersplans.
Monet T. Irving
Director, Corporate Communications