Paradigm Health Plans® Announces New President

Jan 13, 2016, 07:59 ET from Paradigm Health Plans

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm Health Plans, LLC announced today Richard J Anthony Jr has been named president effective immediately. As president of Paradigm Health Plans®, Anthony will have responsibility for all of the Company's sales and operations nationwide. He will report directly to president and chief executive officer of Paradigm Health Holdings, LLC, Dennis LaBrasca.

Anthony has more than 30 years of employee benefits practice experience in the design, funding, administration and communication of solutions to benefit plan costs while improving employee health management with meaningful financial results. Most recently, he was a Principal at Vanbridge LLC, the insurance intermediary, capital advisory, insurance and reinsurance management firm where he will continue as a senior advisor. Rick has held senior management positions at both Aon and Marsh as well as an equity long/short hedge fund. Anthony also has extensive experience in employee and labor relations, benefits consulting, risk transfer, compensation consulting, talent assessment and alternative asset allocation. Anthony began his insurance career with Cigna as an underwriter in their multi-disciplinary affinity unit.

"Rick's unique vision will continue to raise Paradigm Health Plans' standards and improve processes to better our customer and member experiences," said Dennis LaBrasca, president and CEO of Paradigm Health Holdings, LLC and founder of Paradigm Health Plans, LLC. "Rick has proven to be a successful and trusted leader, and brings to this position a strong reputation for developing people and inspiring teams. His wealth of experience across healthcare and the reinsurance and insurance markets will be a valuable asset as we continue to accelerate our growth nationally."

"Paradigm Health Plans success in the self-funded markets and their unique model of healthcare delivery in which people are active partners in their healthcare is unparalleled," said Richard J Anthony Jr. "Paradigm provides employers and employees the tools needed to address health and vitality while meaningfully reducing costs. The integrated platform is unique, addressing all aspects of responsible benefits delivery. I look forward to helping actualize the Paradigm Health Plans' vision for escalated growth and continued plan success."

Founded in 2007, Paradigm Health Plans® ( is an industry leader in self-funded health plans, partnering with businesses to empower employees to actively manage their healthcare costs through our Member Advantage Programsm (MAP), and receive access to a local, regional and national network of physicians and hospitals.

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