NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions®, Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced that Glenn Polansky has joined the company as Vice President and New York Market President.
In his new position, Polansky will oversee all operations that support all company contracts with state-sponsored programs and health plans. He will also serve as the senior executive leader for all New York health plan and public sector new business development.
"Glenn is a seasoned industry veteran who offers vast experience when it comes to managing strategic contracts and driving new business development," said Jason Feuerman, Senior Vice President and President, Public Sector and Health Plan Division. "With the addition of Glenn to our already strong management team, we are poised to accomplish great things in this market."
Prior to joining ValueOptions, Polansky served as Network Market Head of the East Region for Aetna where he was responsible for developing new business opportunities as well as focusing on Medicaid and the Managed Long Term Care in the East region. Polansky also served as CEO of Aetna/Integral Health Plan in Florida. He previously held leadership roles at HIP Health Plan of New York, as well as New York Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medical College.
"As a result of healthcare reform, more people in New York than ever before will be poised to receive services—ValueOptions is uniquely positioned to offer quality healthcare solutions for these members," said Polansky. "I look forward to collaborating closely with our state clients and provider partners to design and implement innovative support strategies, improve access to services and enhance quality of care for the people we serve."
ValueOptions is a health improvement company that serves more than 32 million individuals. On behalf of employers, health plans and government agencies, we manage innovative programs and solutions that directly address the challenges our health care system faces today. A national leader in the fields of mental and emotional wellbeing, recovery and resilience, employee assistance, and wellness, ValueOptions helps people make the difficult life changes needed to be healthier and more productive. With offices nationwide and a network of more than 130,000 provider locations, ValueOptions helps people take important steps in the right direction. We help them live their lives to the fullest potential. Visit www.valueoptions.com for more information.