SOURCE: American Health Holding

American Health Holding

December 06, 2011 11:33 ET

American Health Appoints Shelli Lara as Vice President, Taft-Hartley Strategy

WORTHINGTON, OH--(Marketwire - Dec 6, 2011) - American Health Holding, Inc., a multi-URAC accredited medical management service provider, announced it has named Shelli Lara as its Vice President, Taft-Hartley Strategy. In this role, Shelli will develop and support effective medical management programs that meet the needs of Taft-Hartley plans and their members.

"Shelli's expertise in the Taft-Hartley industry provides American Health with an exciting new set of capabilities for our valued clients and prospects," states Paul Lavin, American Health's President & CEO. "American Health's roster of Taft-Hartley clients has been expanding rapidly, and Shelli's diligence will help us do an even better job than we have already been doing."

Shelli joins American Health with more than 15 years of health care experience. She has developed and led strategies that resulted in year-over-year reductions in bed days and total health care spending, and is proficient at providing solutions that increase the quality of care while reducing cost. Prior to joining American Health, Shelli was Director of Healthcare Delivery at Culinary Health Fund, a $300 million Taft-Hartley health fund, and had a strong track record of cost reduction and program development.

"I am very excited to be joining American Health," said Shelli. "The company's customer-focused flexibility is a true fit for the Taft-Hartley industry. I look forward to working closely with new and existing clients to customize solutions that fit their and their members' needs."

Shelli lives and works in Las Vegas, Nevada. She can be contacted at

About American Health Holding, Inc.
American Health Holding is a single-source provider of medical management services that supports millions of members across the health care continuum. The multi-URAC accredited organization has been helping clients to maximize cost savings while ensuring the quality and appropriateness of care since 1993. American Health provides a level of flexibility that supports integrated solutions for creating healthy outcomes. For more information about American Health visit the Web site:

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    Director of Marketing
    American Health Holding, Inc.