ProgenyHealth® Names Elysia Tomlinson as General Counsel
Plymouth Meeting, PA, March 28, 2019 – ProgenyHealth, a leading provider of comprehensive NICU medical management and care coordination, announces that Elysia Tomlinson, Esq., has been appointed to General Counsel. ProgenyHealth’s integrated services support families, providers, and payers nationwide in improving health for premature and medically complex infants and reducing healthcare costs.
Ms. Tomlinson has held senior legal positions and served as in-house counsel to corporations in managed care for the past eight years. With AmerisourceBergen, she negotiated contracts with PBMs and participation agreements with independent pharmacies and health systems for the PSAO; drafted complex commercial agreements for the sales team; and supported the franchise, Good Neighbor Pharmacy®. Her experience includes two major Medicaid managed care organizations: Gateway Health Plan in Pittsburgh, PA, and AmeriHealth Caritas in Philadelphia, PA. In these roles, she drafted and negotiated delegation, service and vendor agreements; provided legal counsel and litigation management; managed staff including attorney, compliance, and appeals personnel; and participated in the procurement, implementation and operationalizing of managed care contracts.
In her new role at ProgenyHealth, Ms. Tomlinson is responsible for overseeing all legal matters, including leading strategic and complex contract negotiation; providing guidance on regulatory compliance and licensing matters; overseeing the implementation and daily operational tasks for maintaining an effective Corporate Compliance and Privacy Program; and managing risks for the organization.
Ms. Tomlinson is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Association of Corporate Counsel. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from The Pennsylvania State University – Behrend College where she was a Schreyer Honors College Scholar. She is admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania.
Commenting on the appointment, Ellie Stang, MD, ProgenyHealth’s Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, states, “The demand for our services is growing because ProgenyHealth is providing real solutions that work for managing a complex, costly population. It’s a challenging task that requires a highly specialized team and a data-driven approach. And that’s why our integrated solution is consistently and quantifiably driving better outcomes for NICU cases. Having Elysia’s expertise in-house will be crucial as we continue to scale the business, onboard new customers, and deepen our commitments to our current business partners.”
ProgenyHealth empowers our health plan and employer partners to change the trajectory of maternal and infant health outcomes across America. Informed by more than 20 years of experience and patient data, our end-to-end maternal and infant care management solution helps ensure the best possible outcomes for every expecting mother we touch. Our wholly integrated, tech-enabled solution builds a network of support for an uninterrupted continuum of care from prenatal health, through any resultant NICU stay, and all the way to one full year of life. From the very beginning, we unite early health risk assessment data with self-directed digital tools and dedicated case managers who work tirelessly to connect at-risk moms-to-be with the resources, care, and support they need for a healthier, full-term delivery. Our industry-leading intelligent platform, Baby Trax™, integrates utilization management and case management, while also driving payment validation & assurance activities based on clinical data. By promoting predictable, equitable, and standardized high quality care journeys, we ensure healthier outcomes—and lower costs—across an entire at-risk population. In so doing, we help overcome systemic barriers to support healthier pregnancies and healthier starts to life for all moms and babies, one family at a time. To learn more, visit www.progenyhealth.com
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