With over 25 years of experience, Elaine Taverna has spent the last 10 years improving revenue trend and lowering medical expenses for healthcare providers and payers within the United States and throughout Michigan.
A career of success in health care
Elaine has overseen medical management, risk adjustment and quality programs, primarily within the government-funded product sector.
As senior vice president of risk adjustment and quality for Advantasure, she is responsible for performance in revenue stream areas such as risk adjustment and quality five-star programs.
As the vice president of revenue management and risk adjustment at Health Alliance Plan of Michigan (HAP), a Henry Ford Health System subsidiary, Elaine led the evaluation, design and implementation of HAP and Henry Ford risk adjustment and provider performance programs for all government-funded revenue streams. She also designed and implemented a chronic care outpatient ambulatory program for Henry Ford Medical Group and, as director of government programs, developed a strategic plan to integrate physical and behavior health for members.
At Concerto Health in Detroit, a physician organization, Elaine served as the national director of care management - responsible for provider performance for risk adjustment, quality and cost containment - designing and overseeing care management programs, quality assurance initiatives and contract compliance.
Elaine also served as Meridian Health Plan’s national director of long-term care supports and services, administrating lines of business in three states with over 500k of membership; at Community Living Services (CLS) as the division director of long-term care services and business development; and, earlier, as CLS director of operations for its Personal Supports and Services Department.
Education in social work and health administration
A licensed registered social worker in Michigan, with 12 years of national consulting experience, Elaine earned a Master of Science degree in health administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science in social work from Eastern Michigan University.