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XLHealth Appoints New Vice President of Contracting and Provider Relations
Date:7/1/2009

BALTIMORE, July 1 /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 Karl Broussard to serve as its vice president of contracting and provider relations. In his new position, Broussard is responsible for the establishment, strategic planning, and management for the company's Medicare Advantage chronic condition Special Needs Plan, Care Improvement Plus. He will also oversee the development and management of relationships with key medical groups, hospitals, and physicians contracted with Care Improvement Plus in the six states in which it operates.

Broussard has more than 25 years' experience in the healthcare, business, and finance industries. Prior to joining XLHealth, Broussard served nine years in various executive roles at Coventry Health Care, most recently as vice president of network development with the company's Vista health plan. In that role, he managed all aspects of Vista's Health Plan network operations and network development as well as Coventry owned non Health Plan products and entities. This oversight included HMO, PPO, Individual, Medicare, Medicaid, Healthy Kids, and Workers' Compensation products for the state of Florida. Broussard's experience also includes positions with Independent Physician Strategies, MedPartners, Inc., FamilyPlus Health Plans of Georgia, Inc., and First Health, Inc.

"Karl brings a wealth of experience in the network development sector to his position," said Lee Spruiell, Senior Vice President of Field Operations for XLHealth. "We are excited to bring him on board to help us continue our commitment to bringing high-quality services to the providers we work with."

Broussard received a Bachelor's of Science degree in accounting from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS and a Masters of Science in Health Care Policy and Administration from Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia.

About XLHealth

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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