Centene CHO appointed co-chair at Learning & Action Network

Centene CHO appointed co-chair at Learning & Action Network

Centene CHO Appointed Co-Chair of Learning & Action Network | Insurance Business America

The goal of the organization is to accelerate the introduction of alternative payment models

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By Ryan Smith

Centene Corporation announced the appointment of Alice Hm Chen, MD (pictured above) as Co-Chair of the Executive Forum of the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN), an organization of public and private healthcare leaders committed to the has set the goal of accelerating the introduction of alternative payment models.

Chen has also served as Centene’s Chief Health Officer since December 2022.

“The LAN is fortunate to have Dr. Chen, one of the brightest and most innovative thinkers in healthcare, to co-chair the Executive Forum,” said Dr. Mark McClellan, co-chair of LAN. “She has been a leader in developing and implementing multi-payer initiatives and helping Californians access more affordable and quality healthcare. Her knowledge and expertise in developing these strategies will be of great benefit to the LAN as we continue to take actionable steps to achieve quality, accountable and person-centred care for all.”

Chen has actively participated in the LAN, Centene said. She is a member of the Health Equity Advisory Team and has spoken at several annual LAN Summits on Quality and Equity Measurement and Multi-Payer Alignment in California.

“I am honored to have Dr. McClellan and this distinguished group of healthcare leaders as we continue to invest in innovation to advance values-based care, particularly in Medicaid,” said Chen. “Only by working together as buyers, payers and providers can we ensure that everyone has access to quality and affordable care.”

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