NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Viant, Inc., a leader in healthcare payment and cost management solutions, today announced the appointment of Keith Vangeison as Executive Vice President of Network Development. Mr. Vangeison will head up Viant's network strategy, with a focus on delivering quality and value to many of the nation's leading hospitals and physician groups.
Mr. Vangeison will have responsibility for all network strategy, including care management, provider credentialing and network expansion activity nationwide. "With over thirty four years of experience in the health insurance and managed care industries, Keith is a seasoned professional who I am confident will help us to achieve our network performance objectives and accelerate our growth," said Tom Bartlett, Viant President.
Mr. Vangeison joins Viant from HealthMarkets where, as Senior Vice President of Network Development, he led the company's medical economics team, and care and disease management programs. Prior to joining HealthMarkets, he was Executive Vice President of Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), responsible for the company's networks and care management programs. Other prior experience includes executive positions as President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maine as well as Bureau Chief of Benefits for the State of Illinois Department of Central Management Services.
"I am very pleased to be joining Viant and look forward to contributing to the organization's future growth and success," said Mr. Vangeison. Adding, "Sound strategy and commitment to their provider network will prove beneficial to the provider community and ultimately the patients they serve."
Mr. Vangeison holds both a B.S. and M.S. degree from Southern Illinois University. He is an active board member in various local charities and groups including the National Kidney Foundation, Boy Scouts, and Greater Portland United Way. He has also held various Board positions with organizations such as Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Maine Partners Health Plan, HMO Maine and Patriot Life Insurance Company.
About Viant, Inc.
Viant provides healthcare payment solutions through primary and supplemental networks, integrated network and contract management, specialized cost containment strategies and post payment recovery services focusing on timely, accurate and equitable payment for providers, payers and patients.
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