Yuvo Health Expands Leadership Team With Lorraine Anthes as New Head of Policy and Programs to Drive Health Equity in Ohio and Beyond

Healthcare startup kicks off the new year with six new hires To foster and optimize partnerships with federally qualified health centers—

New York, January 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Yuvo HealthA leading technology-enabled administrative and managed-care solution for community health centers, announced today Lorraine Anthes as its new head of policy and programs. In addition to Anthes, Yuvo Health also recently made the following appointments: Scrum Master, Birjis Ahmadi; product Manager, Stephen Fee, Senior Product Manager; Nadia TrapalaIS Cloud Manager, Ajay Joshi, and technical writer, Daisy Daynight, They will report to Head of Product Dakisha Allen and Chief Technology Officer Sujata Bajajboth of whom joined the company October 2022,

An industry-renowned health care policy expert with experience in the public and private sectors, particularly Medicaid, Anthes provides expertise in government relations, quality improvement, health care finance, policy analysis, data interoperability, and public speaking. In his new role at Yuvo Health, he will be responsible for developing and driving strategies to implement the organization’s value-based care model and advocating for policies that support community-based primary care.

“We are incredibly proud and excited to welcome Lorraine to our leadership team, especially given her expertise in value-based care and our shared commitment to bringing health equity to marginalized communities,” Told Cesar Herrera, CEO and co-founder of Yuvo Health. “We are passionate about providing unparalleled support to our FQHC partners, and with Lorraine’s distinguished reputation and deep network, we are well-positioned to expand rapidly and reach more FQHCs with greater impact.”

With a career spanning nearly 20 years, Anthes brings public and private sector experience with the legislative and executive branches of local, state and federal governments, including serving as manager of state and local government relations for MetroHealth Systems and It involves working for it. Ohio Department of Medicaid. Currently, he serves as a Visiting Fellow in Value-Based Health Care for the Center for Community Solutions, a nonpartisan think tank focused on solving health, social, and economic issues in India. Northeast Ohio, This role comes after leaving his position as Senior Fellow and serving as the William C. and Elizabeth M. Truhaft Chair for Health Planning at Community Solutions, where Antes launched the Center for Medicaid Policy and Cost Reduction Initiative. , led several initiatives to improve access. and ensure the quality of Ohio distribution system.

“With the transition to value-based care, it is critical that community health centers receive the resources they need to serve their patients and be sustainable,” Anthes said. “Having spent my career working on public policies to improve our system, joining Yuvo Health to continue that work on the ground floor, an incredible opportunity to advocate for underserved communities and their care providers Is.”

Anthes earned a Master of Business Administration in Health Care from Baldwin Wallace University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Ohio University, also serves as an associate lecturer with Ohio University Heritage College Department of Osteopathic Medicine, to develop curriculum focused on quality improvement and population health.

Recent Yuvo Health Partnered with PCDC To provide access to support services and new revenue streams to FQHCs through upside risk contracts. last summer, they partnered with Fidelis Care To announce the submission of a value-based payment contract to the NYS Department of Health that supports affordable care for historically marginalized populations. In early 2022, Yuvo Health Four FQHCs announced who have joined their Independent Provider Association (IPA): Long Island Select Healthcare, Metro Community Health Centers, Joseph P. Adabo Family Health Center and Advantage Care Health Centers. Click to learn more about Yuvo Health and their programs for community health centers Here,

About Yuvo Health:
launched in January 2021Yuvo Health was founded in New York City Fully staffed by a BIPOC team with the common goal of bringing unbiased, quality care to under-served communities. A team that shares firsthand experience of the impact of quality health care as they strive to establish more compassionate care within health care systems. The company provides federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) with an industry-leading product of administrative and managed-care contracting solutions, while it aims to relieve administrative pressure so they can focus on providing quality care to communities in need. Can Continuing to Serve Downstate New York market, Yuvo Health is expected to provide its services New York, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. for more information please visit www.yuvohealth.com,

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