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Angela L. Perri, MBA

Chief Medicare Officer, UPMC Health Plan & Professor, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC & University of Pittsburgh

Angela L. Perri leads the Health Plan’s Medicare Products division, which includes the Medicare Advantage and Special Needs Plans (SNP) serving Pennsylvania known as UPMC for Life. She provides strategic direction for the Medicare-SNP products focused on serving all seniors, persons with disabilities, and those who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Reporting to Diane Holder, the Chief Medicare Officer is responsible for overall Medicare product performance, strategic direction and related program development and implementation as well as achieving top-line revenue objectives and bottom-line profitability targets while maintaining/enhancing customer and provider satisfaction.

Joining the Health Plan in early 2018 to facilitate Medicare strategy, Angela led Medicare STARs (5 STAR HMO, PPO and 4.5 STAR SNP) and was tasked to direct the Business Transformation Office of the UPMC Insurance Services Division leading business alignment and strategy initiatives, planning and prioritization for key business efforts, and multidisciplinary approaches for development and growth. Angela has nearly 25 years of experience in managed health care and managed behavioral health care. Prior to joining UPMC Health Plan, she served in executive leadership roles for several Fortune 100 organizations including UnitedHealth Group (Optum), Centene Corporation, and Amerigroup (an Anthem Company). She has led product and program development, strategic planning, eHealth, business development and growth for Medicaid and LTSS, Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP), Medicare Advantage and Special Needs Plans, the Marketplace, and commercial products designing and implementing population health management solutions for these MCOs/MBHOs in nearly all 50 states.

She is recognized as an expert on population health program designs such as models of care for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), Foster Care (children), Managed Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) and integrated behavioral health including the digital and technology solutions supporting these strategies for value-based care efforts. She is passionately committed to serving the underserved in health care and education.