October 30, 2018
James Hynek Named Senior Vice President of Finance for Health Partners Plans
Philadelphia, PA — James Hynek, a seasoned leader in the managed care industry, has joined Health Partners Plans (HPP) as Senior Vice President of Finance, reporting to Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer Eric Huss.
Hynek oversees the planning, directing and controlling of overall financial plans and policies, accounting practices and relationships with institutions, stakeholders and the financial community. He also directs treasury, budgeting, accounting, and insurance activities, and plays a leadership role in strategic and corporate planning and risk management. In addition, Hynek oversees the preparation of accurate and timely financial information for delivery to management, the board of directors and regulatory authorities.
An accomplished financial health insurance executive, Hynek has extensive experience in managed care organizations. He has demonstrated success in implementing financial reporting and analysis that result in actionable information. He’s also facilitated success through financial strategy, creating efficient financial organizations that foster continuous process improvement and effectively aligning resources and capabilities. Hynek has a history of using a customer-focused approach to build effective relationships with management, boards and regulators.
Prior to joining HPP, Hynek served as vice president of financial planning and analysis at Gateway Health Plan in Pittsburgh. During his career, Hynek has also served as: chief accounting officer at AmeriHealth Caritas in Philadelphia; and chief financial officer at both Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware and Coventry Health Care of Delaware.
“Maintaining our financial strength and compliance is crucial for ensuring HPP can continue to offer innovative, nationally recognized health care,” said Huss. “James is exceptionally qualified to help lead HPP in this realm, ensuring our business is sound and supportive of our commitment to delivering the best possible health care to our members.”
“HPP continues to make waves in the managed care industry with its nimble, innovative approach to value-based care,” said Hynek. “I’m excited to help lead this team and ensure we have a solid foundation for offering the award-winning health care that continues to improve the health outcomes of our members.”
Hynek received his Bachelor of Science in accounting from Bradley University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Registered – Illinois) and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
ABOUT HEALTH PARTNERS PLANS
Health Partners Plans is a not-for-profit managed care organization, renowned for addressing food insecurity through its groundbreaking medically tailored meals program. It is the only Medicaid plan in Pennsylvania and is among just 8 Medicaid plans nationwide with an accreditation status of Excellent as of September 12, 2018. This is the highest status bestowed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA.) Health Partners Plans serves more than 280,000 members in Southeastern Pennsylvania. 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 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