OAKLAND, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcadian Health, a leading provider of Medicare Advantage health plans as well as administrative infrastructure and management services to health care provider groups, hospitals and health plans, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Robert Fahlman has been elected as the Chairman of the Board of Arcadian Management Services, Inc. Effective immediately, Fahlman will assume the role of Chairman of the Board, filling the vacancy created by the passing of Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Medical Officer, John H. Austin, M.D., on May 29, 2009.
"Perhaps the greatest legacy that Dr. Austin left to Arcadian is the vision, diligence and commitment to the mission he instilled throughout our organization," said Robert Fahlman. "We look forward to carrying on Arcadian's mission of providing quality healthcare services to the underserved populations in many of our country's most rural areas. We will honor him by continuing our commitment to serving our members and clients with respect and care."
Prior to joining Arcadian Management Services in 2008, Mr. Fahlman served as chief executive officer of Paradigm Management Services, a healthcare management company providing complex and catastrophic medical management services. Before Paradigm, he served as chief operating officer at eHealth, where he was a key executive in growing the company to be the leading online source of health insurance products for individuals and small businesses. He has also held multiple executive positions with companies in the health care industry, many of which he helped take public, including Omni Healthcare, Healtheon, TakeCare and FHP Healthcare. With over 25 years of experience, Mr. Fahlman brings a proven record of growing companies with a critical focus on operational excellence. Mr. Fahlman holds a B.S. in Business Administration from
About Arcadian Management Services
Arcadian Management Services provides high-quality, cost-effective administrative infrastructure and management services to health care provider groups, hospitals and health plans. For more information about Arcadian Management Services, please visit our Web site at http://www.arcadianmgt.com/.
About Arcadian Health Plan
Founded in 2004, Arcadian Health Plan, Inc. is a national Medicare Advantage health plan provider in 11 states. Arcadian's locally operated Medicare health plans are currently offered in the following states: Texas, Washington, Northern Arizona, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina, Eastern North Carolina, New York, and Maine. The plans are offered under the following local product names: * Columbia Community Care * Spokane Community Care * Desert Canyon Community Care * Texas Community Care * Arkansas Community Care * Texarkana Community Care * Southeast Community Care * Northeast Community Care * Arcadian Community Care (Louisiana residents) * Arcadian Health Plan (Oklahoma residents). For more information, visit http://www.arcadianhp.com.
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