AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Curative Insurance Company, a pioneering provider of a cutting-edge, no copay, no deductible health plan, is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Sturdivant to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Patrick brings over 15 years of experience in health plan operations and has proven results managing multiple health plans across the country.
Sturdivant has extensive experience in the health insurance industry, including managing network and clinical operations, provider relations, claims processing, member services, government relations, and compliance. He has worked throughout his career to expand health plans into new markets. Sturdivant, a native Texan, previously spent 10 years at Anthem in various roles including CEO of the Anthem Texas Medicaid Plan, CEO of the Anthem Virginia Medicaid Plan, and COO for Texas at Amerigroup prior to its acquisition by Anthem.
“Curative is excited to bring Patrick on board as our new COO, as he is truly an innovative leader in the health care and insurance industry,” said Fred Turner, CEO and co-founder of Curative. “Last year, our team embarked on a journey to bring our transformative employer-based health insurance plan to market. Patrick’s strong track record will help advance our groundbreaking plan across Texas and beyond, allowing more employers and members to experience the benefits of Curative.”
Curative launched its new health plan in Q4 of 2022, featuring $0 copays and $0 deductibles for in-network care*. The plan promotes proactive health engagement for members and removes financial barriers to care by offering affordable, accessible benefits. The Curative health plan is now available to employers throughout Texas and their employees nationally, with broad national network coverage and access to over 1 million providers nationwide. The Curative plan will soon be available to employers in other states across the country. Building on its success as the largest COVID-19 testing company in the nation, Curative’s new health plan marks the next phase of growth for the company. To learn more about Curative and its new health care plan, visit https://curative.com/.
*Every Curative member qualifies for the $0 deductible or copay for in-network care and preferred prescriptions by completing a Baseline Visit within 120 days of the plan effective date. See curative.com to learn more. Curative Insurance Company PPO.
Curative is a leading health care services company with an AM-Best rating of A- that has created and launched a first-of-its-kind employer-based health insurance plan. Co-founded by CEO Fred Turner and CTO Isaac Turner (no relation) in 2020, Curative is reengineering health insurance by providing unmatched simplicity and cost transparency with a competitive monthly premium and zero out-of-pocket costs*. Curative is remaking our health care system into one that works for and supports members’ whole health and well-being through every step of their personal health journey. Previously, Curative and its managed medical entities were national leaders bringing COVID-19 testing and vaccine-administration resources to bear in response to the pandemic. For more information on Curative, visit https://curative.com/, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn.
*To qualify, members need to complete a Baseline Visit within 120 days of the plan's effective date, which kicks off support of the member’s well-being through every step of their health journey.