BALTIMORE, Sept. 3 /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, today announced the appointment of Mathew Whelan as vice president and controller.
Whelan will lead the company's financial reporting operations and its compliance with reporting requirements for its core business focus, Care Improvement Plus. Care Improvement Plus is a Medicare Advantage health plan focused on underserved beneficiaries and those with chronic health conditions such as diabetes and heart failure.
"Matt is a seasoned executive with broad experience and his contributions will be invaluable to XLHealth as we continue to make great strides in our financial reporting and accounting operations," said XLHealth Chief Financial Officer, Mete Sahin. "I am excited to welcome him to our team."
Prior to his appointment at XLHealth, Whelan spent nearly six years with U.S. Foodservice, Inc. as senior vice president and corporate controller, where he led the company's adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards, managed the creation of the financial statements and ensured compliance with the provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. In addition, Whelan previously served as vice president of corporate accounting for Host Marriott Corporation.
Whelan graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.S. in Accounting. He also earned an M.B.A. in Finance from Loyola College and is a Certified Public Accountant.
XLHealth (http://www.xlhealth.com) is the owner and operator of Care Improvement Plus (http://www.careimprovementplus.com), a Medicare Advantage health plan committed to delivering quality healthcare benefits and serving the underserved. Focused on improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare spending, Care Improvement Plus provides comprehensive Medicare coverage and a Part D prescription drug benefit, plus additional services such as dental and vision coverage, and care management support.
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