Sep242012

Accountable Health Care IPA Promotes Rhoda Brown to Director of Operations

Posted by Kassy Perry

SIGNAL HILL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accountable Health Care IPA (Accountable), a physician-led independent physician association (IPA) that contracts with eight California health plans serving nearly 160,000 member-patients in Los Angeles County, announced that it has promoted Rhoda Brown to the position of Director of Operations. The move is part of the organization’s efforts to expand its medical group management operations in Southern California in concert with Health Reform.

Most recently, Brown, 43, served as Director of Claims, leading claims process and payment operations. She is a graduate of University of Phoenix, where she received her Masters in Business Administration. Prior to joining Accountable, she was Director of Claims at Healthcare Partners. She will report to Mark Wright, newly appointed president of Accountable, at the organization’s Signal Hill offices.

“We are very pleased to announce Rhoda’s promotion to director of operations,” said George Jayatilaka, M.D., CEO of Accountable Health Care IPA. “Since arriving at Accountable in September 26, 2011, Rhoda has displayed the leadership and accountability that we consider fundamental to successfully serving our customers and growing our operations. We look forward to her continued contributions as a member of our leadership team here at Accountable.”

ABOUT ACCOUNTABLE HEALTH CARE IPA:

Accountable Health Care IPA is a physician-led independent physician association (IPA) with core values based on reliability and accountability in the provision of appropriate, expedient and quality medical services for our members, with uncompromising integrity, compassion, and values. Our team of management professionals fosters a culture among our employees that supports interdependency and accountability in service to our members and to provide professional administrative support to our contracted providers on an accurate and timely basis. Together, we strive to become the leading integrated health service organization dedicated to promoting members’ personal health status through improved communication, health maintenance, and coordinated delivery of care system.

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