HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CareCentrix, the nation's leader in home care benefit management, announced today that it has appointed James T. Kelly and David B. Snow to its board of directors. Mr. Kelly formerly served as Chairman and CEO of Lincare Holdings, Inc. and Mr. Snow formerly served as Chairman and CEO of Medco Health Solutions.
"I am extremely pleased that Mr. Kelly and Mr. Snow have decided to join CareCentrix. They are highly accomplished and visionary leaders and they will be terrific partners as we continue to grow," said John P. Driscoll, CareCentrix CEO. "Their industry experience and proven leadership capabilities will help us drive service and operational excellence and create innovative home health solutions."
Mr. Kelly served as President and CEO of Lincare Holdings Inc. from 1986 to 1996 and from 1994 to 2000 served as Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining Lincare, Mr. Kelly was with Union Carbide for 19 years where he served in various management positions. "I'm delighted to join CareCentrix and help them through their future growth phases. They have a unique and exciting opportunity to improve health care quality and lower costs while delivering exceptional service to patients, health plans, and providers," said Mr. Kelly.
Mr. Snow served as Medco's Chairman and CEO from 2003 to 2012. Prior to joining Medco, Mr. Snow served as President and COO at Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Mr. Snow previously served in leadership roles at Oxford Health Plans, American International Healthcare, Inc., and US HealthCare, Inc. He also cofounded and served as President and CEO of Managed Healthcare Systems, Inc., which was later renamed AmeriChoice. "CareCentrix has a proven track record of reducing costs to the health care system while improving patient outcomes through delivering quality health care in the home. I'm very excited about the company's opportunities and the benefits it can deliver for patients, plans, and providers," said Mr. Snow.
CareCentrix is the nation's leading benefits management company focused on effectively managing home-based care. Headquartered in Hartford, Conn., the company provides a full range of services including coordination of home nursing, home infusion and home medical equipment. It offers an innovative program to help people manage sleep disorders at home through its Sleep Management Solutions (SMS) division. CareCentrix is also helping payers and providers reduce patient hospital readmissions through a transitional home-based care program, HomeSTAR. CareCentrix serves approximately 23 million people through its national network of 7,400 credentialed home healthcare provider locations and customer care centers. To learn more about CareCentrix, visit www.carecentrix.com.