|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 18, 2008
Stanley A. Glassman Named Chief Operating Officer of MetroPlus Health Plan
Stanley A. Glassman, FACHE, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of MetroPlus Health Plan, Inc. an operating entity of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC).
Mr. Glassman comes to MetroPlus from Adaptis, Inc., Seattle, WA, where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer responsible for strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and sales and marketing. Prior to that, he was Division President- Corporate Senior Vice President at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. His career includes positions at Amerihealth Insurance, Inc., Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna Health Plans of New York and other major managed care organizations, hospitals and integrated delivery networks.
Mr. Glassman graduated from New York University’s Stern School of Business and received an MBA from George Washington University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives.
MetroPlus Health Plan, Inc., which began operations in 1985, is a prepaid health services plan certified under Section 4403-a of the New York Public Health Law and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), the largest public health system in the United States.
The Plan offers government-sponsored health insurance including Medicaid, Family Health Plus, Child Health Plus, Partnership in Care, an HIV Special Needs Plan (SNP), the largest SNP of its kind in the U.S., and MetroPlus Gold, for HHC employees. As of January 2008, MetroPlus began offering Medicare Advantage programs including MetroPlus Medicare Advantage, MetroPlus Medicare Advantage Select and MetroPlus Medicare Advantage Partnership in Care, for eligible people with HIV/AIDS. In 2008, MetroPlus was rated the number one Medicaid Managed Care health plan in New York City for the third consecutive year, based on indicators chosen by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and published in the NYSDOH 2007 Consumer’s Guide to Medicaid Managed Care in New York City. As of June 1, 2008, total MetroPlus membership was 326,898.