Arcadian Health Plans Names Tom Smith, J.D. as Senior Vice President of Network Management

Jan 19, 2010, 14:09 ET from Arcadian Health Plans

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcadian Health Plans announced today that Tom Smith, J.D., has been appointed as the new Senior Vice President of Network Management effective immediately.

Mr. Smith brings to Arcadian extensive health care experience and has held executive leadership roles with several health care industry leaders. Most recently he was the head of sales for Universal Health Services out of Florida. Prior to that role, Smith served as the Business Development Officer at Health Net and Regional Vice President of Development and Network Management at PacifiCare. He has also held executive roles at John Deere Health Care, Community Health Group, and Aetna/Partners National Health Plan.

"Tom Smith's expertise in the health care industry will serve as a valuable asset to Arcadian," said Robert Fahlman, Chairman and CEO of Arcadian Health Plans. "His experience on the provider contracting and business development/sales side of the business combined with his law degree and legal experience provides for a well rounded approach to network management and senior leadership."

Tom Smith, J.D. earned his Bachelor of Science from Eastern Illinois University and his Juris Doctorate from Hofstra Law School in New York and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas.

About Arcadian Health Plans

Arcadian Management Services, founded in 1996, provides high-quality, cost-effective administrative infrastructure and management services to health care physicians, hospitals and health plans. In order to capitalize on the foundation of Arcadian Management Services, Arcadian Health Plan, Inc., was founded in 2004. Arcadian Health Plans, as well as its sister organizations and corresponding affiliates, is a Medicare Advantage health plan provider operating in the following 15 states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Washington. The plans are offered under the following local product names: * Arcadian Community Care (Louisiana and California residents) * Arcadian Health Plan (Oklahoma residents) * Arkansas Community Care * Columbia Community Care * Desert Canyon Community Care * Ozark Health Plan * Northeast Community Care * Southeast Community Care * Spokane Community Care * Texarkana Community Care * Texas Community Care.

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