NueHealth taps former Aetna SVP as new chief executive


NueHealth taps former Aetna SVP as new chief executive

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NueHealth Holdings has appointed Carl King as its new CEO, with leadership responsibility for its five platform companies NueHealth Performance, Muve Health, Benefit Management, Healthcare Re, and ValueHealth.

King previously served as a NueHealth Holdings advisory board member, a consultant and an investor in several privately held healthcare companies. Before joining NueHealth, he served as senior vice president at Aetna, where he led the team responsible for integrating Humana's provider networks with Aetna. He is said to have developed an aggressive medical and administrative cost-savings strategy to deliver hundreds of millions of integration synergies.

Prior to his integration role, King was president of national accounts at Aetna. He also served as head of National Networks responsible for network contracting strategy nationwide, and as a regional president responsible for eleven states.

King is an advisory board member for HSBlox (Atlanta, Georgia) and TrueCare24 (San Francisco). He is a board director for IKS Healthcare (New York) and the Metrocrest Healthcare Authority (Dallas, Texas). He previously served as the director of the American Association of PPOs, the Georgia Association of Health Plans, the Illinois HMO Association, and the Illinois HMO Guarantee Association.

Commenting on the appointment, Nueterra Capital chairman Dan Tasset, said: "We are very pleased to have Mr. King joining our team. He brings an unparalleled depth of experience in healthcare, and his management will empower NueHealth and its platform companies to exceed market expectations for healthcare transformation."

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