URAC, a Washington-based healthcare measurement and accreditation organization, has named Kylanne Green president and CEO, effective July 22. Green succeeds Alan Spielman, who left his post Feb. 15 after serving as president and CEO since 2005.
Green named CEO of URAC
Green, a nurse practitioner, previously served as executive VP and CEO of managed-care services at Inova Health System, Falls Church, Va. She served in a number of roles, including as chief administrative officer, during her 10 years at the not-for-profit health system. She was also COO of Aetna's Mid-Atlantic region.
During the 1990s, Green held several posts with the trade group the Health Insurance Association of America, serving as its director of managed care and COO.
She is a past chairman of URAC's board of directors.
URAC offers a number of different accreditation options, including for pharmacy benefit managers and accountable care organizations. In 2014, the group will be one of two entities performing mandatory accreditation of health plans for state insurance exchanges.
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