SOURCE: NaviNet, Inc.

NaviNet, Inc.

NaviNet, Inc.

March 03, 2015 09:00 ET

Health Partners Plans' Director of Provider Network Management to Address Importance of Aligned Payer-Provider Strategies and Goals

Partnership With NaviNet, Inc. a Critical Component to Healthcare Collaboration Network Success

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2015) - NaviNet, Inc., America's leading healthcare collaboration network, serving more than 40 health plans and 420,000 clinical and administrative users in the United States, today announced that Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based Health Partners Plans' (HPP) Michael K. Krusen, Director, Provider Network Management, will speak at the ACO & Payer Leadership Summit, which will be held on March 5-6, 2015, in Las Vegas, NV.

Krusen will discuss why Health Partners Plans chose NaviNet Open, the industry's leading payer-provider collaboration platform, to undertake strategic initiatives. In our rapidly changing healthcare environment, it is even more critical for providers and payers to be partners with aligned goals and strategies. Building those relationships takes collaboration and time. Value-based contracting and bidirectional data to support that approach are integral components in driving improved results in our "new" industry. It requires a clear set of parameters and something that is consistent within the industry. This session will show participants what Health Partners Plans has done and continues to do to drive positive results in quality and cost. 

Case Study: Health Partners Plans' Implementation of NaviNet Open

Michael K. Krusen
Director, Provider Network Management
Health Partners Plans
Philadelphia, PA

ACO & Payer Leadership Summit
Red Rock Resort & Spa
March 5-6, 2015
Las Vegas, NV

March 5, 2015
2:15-3:00 p.m. PST

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About Health Partners Plans
Nationally recognized for its innovations in managed care, Health Partners Plans consistently receives the highest ratings for member and provider satisfaction and is currently ranked the #1 Medicaid plan in Pennsylvania and 20th in the nation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Health Partners Plans is a not-for-profit managed healthcare organization serving more than 210,000 members in the Greater Philadelphia region. It provides a broad range of health coverage options through Health Partners Medicare, Health Partners for Medicaid recipients, Health Partners Essential (Healthy PA PCO) and its KidzPartners (Children's Health Insurance Program) plan. Founded nearly 30 years ago, Health Partners Plans is one of the few hospital-owned health insurers in the country. Learn more about how Health Partners Plans is "doing it right" at, and

About NaviNet
NaviNet is America's leading healthcare collaboration network. We connect over 40 health plans and 60% of the nation's physicians' offices, representing 420,000 clinical and administrative healthcare professionals. We help payers and providers boost care quality, lower costs, and improve population health management with NaviNet Open, our payer-provider collaboration platform. For more information, please visit

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