Heritage Provider Network Announces New President In New York

Kevin J. Conroy is named President for Healthcare Partners IPA, New York

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Provider Network announced today healthcare leader Kevin J. Conroy has joined Healthcare Partners IPA, NY as President. Healthcare Partners IPA, NY (HCP IPA) is an affiliate of the HPN network.

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Conroy brings a distinguished healthcare leadership background to HCP IPA and the company's expansion in the New York market. Prior to joining HCP IPA, Conroy was President of WellCare Health Plans of New York, where he implemented Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Managed Care Long term programs. Conroy was instrumental in developing an integrated Long Term Care program for WellCare and was responsible for overseeing 600 associates. Additional responsibilities at WellCare included network management and development, sales and marketing, finance, quality improvement, regulatory and government affairs.

"Kevin's prestigious executive leadership background in managing health plans brings added value to HCP IPA and the entire HPN family of medical groups," said Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of HPN. "He's a highly regarded healthcare executive who will add strength to our overall strategy of transforming global healthcare delivery."

"Healthcare Partners IPA, NY is well- positioned to become the leader in providing comprehensive solutions and quality service to our providers and customers in a rapidly changing healthcare environment," said Conroy. "I'm pleased to join the team in New York and look forward to the opportunity to help develop and implement strategies that build on HPN's success."

Heritage Provider Network, Inc. (HPN) is on the cutting edge of the accountable care model of healthcare delivery: coordinated, patient-doctor centric, integrated health care systems that represent the future of health care in the United States. HPN and its affiliates operate in California, New York and Arizona providing high quality, cost effective healthcare to over 700,000 individuals and are dedicated to quality, affordable health care, and putting patients' wellness first. (www.heritageprovidernetwork.com)

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