DARIEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Remedy Partners, the nation’s leading bundled payment company, has hired Chip Howard as Senior Vice President, Partner Services. Howard brings with him 18 years of experience with leading payer organizations and is a key addition to the Remedy Partners leadership team.
“As the largest risk-bearing entity in Medicare’s BPCI program, we take immense pride and responsibility in the success of our partnerships,” said Chris Garcia, chief executive officer of Remedy Partners. “Chip’s extensive experience is invaluable to our team and his hands-on leadership and guidance will be a huge asset as we double our efforts to assist our current partners as well as attract additional participants to Remedy’s bundled payment programs.”
Howard’s Partner Services team at Remedy is comprised of more than 100 account management and clinically experienced professionals who utilize Remedy’s vast suite of tools, resources, and capabilities to enable its partners to improve outcomes and quality while promoting cost effectiveness.
Howard previously served as Vice President and Payment Innovations Leader in the Provider Development Center of Excellence at Humana. In this role, he was responsible for advancing its Accountable Care Continuum, including Humana’s primary care and bundled payment programs. Howard also served as director of accountable care organizations at WellPoint and director of value-based program reimbursement at Florida Blue.
“Remedy is transforming how patient care is organized, financed and delivered through bundled payments,” said Howard. “As a result, bundled payments have accelerated the shift toward value-based care while improving quality and patient outcomes. I am thrilled to join the Remedy Partners team and I look forward to continuing to support and enhance our current partners’ programs and prepare our organization for new partnerships as the next generation of BPCI is launched.”
About Remedy Partners
Remedy Partners delivers software and services that enable payers, employers and at-risk providers to organize and finance health care delivery around a patient's episode of care. For healthcare providers, Remedy’s software, analytics and administrative services support bundled payment contracts with Medicare and Commercial Insurers, often through shared-risk partnerships. For payers, Remedy empowers the development of bundled payment contracting programs and guides development of bundled payment networks. Remedy presently delivers its services to partners at more than 1,000 health care locations nationwide.