Career Opportunities

HAP, a subsidiary of Henry Ford Health System, is a nonprofit health plan providing coverage to individuals, companies and organizations. This executive develops strategies to meet membership and revenue targets through products, pricing, market segmentation and advertising.  Aligns business among Business Development, Commercial Sales, Medicare and Public Sector Programs and Product Development. Seeks to enhance and be responsible for business development and expansion through the development of an effective product portfolio, strong interpersonal relationships and service excellence.

Apply via email to jfedder1@hfhs.org or online at http://p.rfer.us/HENRYFORDlXqAJA

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Legislation & Regulation
Richard Mark Kirkner
The Lone Star State may be a lone wolf when it comes to regulating virtual visits.
Medication Management
Thomas Reinke

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Medical Device Monitor
Katherine T. Adams
A low bar for market entry leaves health plans unsure of the value of devices. Adding a unique identifier for each product could help with decision making.
Snapshot

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