15-year veteran joins leadership team
PHOENIX, Ariz. (Sept. 27, 2021) — Vālenz®, the innovators behind a data-driven ecosystem of solutions that lower costs while improving quality and access for self-funded health plans, recently promoted Eric Hanna to the position of Vice President, Claim and Access Solutions. Eric brings 15 years’ leadership experience in implementation management and claims analysis at Valenz, as well as expertise in business, finance and client services.
“With his deep claims, data and implementation expertise, Eric keeps his eye trained on the goal of client success,” said Amy Gasbarro, Valenz Chief Operating Officer. “After 15 years with our firm, he has proven time and time again that he is always focused on the future of network strategy and innovative medical cost containment solutions for the self-insured employer.”
Eric brings leadership experience working with self-insured employers, third-party administrators and brokers in the areas of network strategy, claim management, employee benefits design and implementing technology solutions to streamline and accelerate claim operations. “I’ve long considered it an honor to be part of the Valenz team and having the opportunity to help our clients achieve greater levels of cost containment while improving the health outcomes of their members,” said Eric. “Today, I am proud to join the leadership team to accelerate ecosystem expansion for smarter, better, faster healthcare in the self-insured industry.”
Before his promotion to Vice President, Eric most recently served as Director of Networks and Implementation at Valenz. In 2019, Eric was selected for the prestigious Valenz Extended Leadership Team (ELT). He is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) in claim coding and graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Northern Arizona University.
For more information about Valenz and its leadership team, visit valenzhealth.com.
Valenz enables self-insured employers to make better decisions that control costs across the life of a claim while empowering their members to lead strong, vigorous and healthy lives. Valenz offers transparency through data to pinpoint members at highest risk, address gaps in network designs, ensure appropriate and accurate charges, and expertly navigate employees to optimal care solutions for substantial cost savings and improved health outcomes. More information is available at valenzhealth.com. Valenz is backed by Great Point Partners.