BALTIMORE, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- XLHealth, owner of one of the nation's largest Medicare chronic condition special needs plans and a leader in improving the quality of care for seniors with chronic illness, announced today that it has appointed Mete Sahin to serve as chief financial officer (CFO). The company also announced it has hired two additional executives -- Kevin Vetter to serve as vice president of operations and technology and Anita McCreavy to serve as director of clinical quality.
"Mete has a strong background in corporate and healthcare finance; his leadership as CFO is a significant asset to the company," said Frederick C. Dunlap, chief executive officer for XLHealth. "In addition, Kevin and Anita are both high-quality players within the managed care arena, and we welcome their expertise."
Sahin, who joined XLHealth in 2007, has more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare finance industry. Sahin previously served as CFO for multiple UnitedHealth Group companies, overseeing finance, legal, underwriting, and actuarial functions for its Medicaid, dental and vision companies. Sahin has served in executive positions with a number of leading healthcare institutions.
Vetter has over eight years of experience as a CIO for commercial and Medicare health plans. As vice president of operations and technology for XLHealth, Vetter is responsible for overseeing the organization's IT operations as well as the development of technology solutions and informational strategies to support XLHealth's Medicare health plan offerings. Prior to joining XLHealth, Vetter served as associate vice president of applications management and support for Amerigroup Corporation.
As director of quality improvement for XLHealth, McCreavy is responsible for overseeing all aspects of quality auditing and reporting for the organization's Medicare health plan products, and for ensuring that patient care meets or exceeds accreditation standards. Prior to joining XLHealth, McCreavy worked for the organization as a consultant, and was instrumental in the company's successful 2008 NCQA submissions. McCreavy previously worked for AmeriChoice.
XLHealth (http://www.xlhealth.com), a Baltimore-based organization focused on improving the healthcare of chronically ill seniors, is the owner and operator of Care Improvement Plus, one of the nation's largest chronic condition special needs plans. Care Improvement Plus provides a complete Medicare Advantage Part D health plan including disease management services to Medicare beneficiaries living with heart failure, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and/or end-stage renal disease. XLHealth has earned Full Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) under its standards for patient and practitioner-oriented accreditation of disease management programs.
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