Telligen Welcomes Bill Phipps as Vice President, Health Management

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 General News
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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Telligen is pleased to welcome Bill

Phipps as Vice President of Health Management. Bill will be responsible for managing Telligen's state Medicaid solutions and brings with him a wealth of expertise in this area of healthcare.

Mr. Phipps joins Telligen with over 18 years

of diverse health experience in the healthcare delivery system. Prior to joining Telligen, he worked for Magellan Health in several different capacities including, Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Magellan Complete Care of Virginia; Vice President/General Manager, Magellan Behavioral Health of Virginia; and Chief Clinical Officer, Magellan Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership. Within these roles, Phipps' responsibilities included fiscal and administrative operations, policy development, clinical operations, care management and clinical outcomes, strategic planning, as well as contract and budget oversight.

"Bill Phipps is a great addition to our team of employee-owners. He will be instrumental in leading Telligen's continued growth in the state market and delivering proven solutions to our clients," said Jeff Chungath, CEO.

In his new role, Mr. Phipps will oversee all aspects of Telligen's state Medicaid solutions nationwide, including strategic planning, account management, operations, solutions development and client satisfaction. Mr. Phipps will be based out of Telligen's Baltimore location while leading teams residing in Telligen's other office locations across the country.

"I am excited to join the mission-driven, innovative team at Telligen and look forward to partnering with state healthcare payers to improve health outcomes and affordability," Phipps says.

Mr. Phipps holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work and psychology with a concentration in pre-professional mental health and a master's degree in social work, all from the University of Maryland.

About TelligenFor more than 40 years, Telligen Population Health Management solutions have improved the quality and cost-effectiveness of healthcare for consumers and providers. Telligen serves commercial clients and government programs at the federal, state and local level, improving health outcomes for millions of people nationwide. For more information, visit us at www.telligen.com.

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