March 14, 2018
Barry Volin Named Executive Vice President of Medicare and Operations for Health Partners Plans
Philadelphia, PA — Barry Volin, a veteran in the managed care industry, has joined Health Partners Plans (HPP) as Executive Vice President of Medicare and Operations, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer William S. George.
Volin will be responsible for the development, execution and management of policies, procedures and operational initiatives supporting HPP’s Medicare line of business. He will also ensure that operational areas across all lines of business, including claims processing, call centers and enrollment for Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP, are operating at optimal levels of performance and efficiency. Maintaining high levels of member and provider satisfaction and engagement will be top priorities.
Volin brings almost 24 years of managed care operations and leadership experience to HPP. He has a proven track record in a wide array of specialties, including strategy and infrastructure development, care model implementation, marketplace assessment and the development of departmental performance metrics and business process improvement initiatives. Over the course of his career, Volin also acquired extensive experience in managed care operations assessment and improvement.
Volin previously served as partner at WeiserMazars LLC, where he provided managed care consulting services to a broad range of clients. During his career, he has also served as chief executive officer of Aetna Better Health NJ and chief executive officer of Centers Plan for Healthy Living in New York. Most recently, Volin provided HPP with consulting services through BV Consulting LLC.
“Barry has already been working with HPP to help us do an even better job of delivering Medicare services to our members,” said George. “Our partnership has been so productive that it made sense for him to join our staff in a more permanent role. Barry will be crucial in the successful planning and implementation of meaningful service improvements for our Medicare members and to our overall operations.”
“HPP is known around the country for its nimble, innovative approach to value-based care and its commitment to putting members first. I am honored to join this successful team,” said Volin. “I look forward to helping boost operational efficiency and further improving care and services for hundreds of thousands of members.”
Volin received his Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Long Island University before earning a Master of Public Administration, also from Long Island University. He has received the Boro President’s Special Award for Community Care and IPRO award for Healthcare Quality. Volin’s writings on managed care have been published in HFMA Focus and Medical Interface.
ABOUT HEALTH PARTNERS PLANS
Health Partners Plans, an innovative not-for-profit managed care organization, is the only Medicaid plan in Pennsylvania and is among just 11 Medicaid plans nationwide with an accreditation status of Excellent as of September 26, 2017. This is the highest status bestowed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Health Partners Plans serves more than 284,000 members in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh/Capital region. It provides a broad range of health coverage options through its Health Partners Medicare, Health Partners (Medicaid) and KidzPartners (Children’s Health Insurance Program) plans. Founded more than 32 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