NEW: Tufts Health Plan Promotes Thomas Croswell to President
Monday, October 21, 2013
“This promotion reflects Tom’s outstanding performance as chief operating officer since he joined Tufts Health Plan in 2007,” said James Roosevelt Jr., chief executive officer of Tufts Health Plan. “Equally important, it reflects the confidence that both the board of directors and I have in Tom’s leadership.”
As President and COO, Croswell is responsible for the management of corporate functions, defining and implementing the company's strategic plan, and ensuring that Tufts Health Plan maintains its strong culture of quality, innovation and customer service.
Croswell previously served as senior vice president of medical management and specialty businesses at CIGNA Health Care. While at CIGNA, he also served as president of its dental, pharmacy and workers’ compensation businesses, and led development of its consumer-directed health care products. Prior to his career at CIGNA, Croswell served in senior leadership roles at Prudential Insurance Company, including president of its western region and senior vice president of its individual insurance agencies organization. He is a past member of the board of directors of the National Committee on Quality Assurance and currently serves as vice chair of the board of directors of the Alzheimer's Association of Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
About Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plan is a nonprofit organization nationally recognized for its commitment to providing innovative, high-quality health care coverage. The plan offers members and employers an array of health management programs, which support evidence-based approaches to health and wellness.
Tufts Health Plan is one of the few health insurers in Massachusetts to participate in the commercial, Medicare and Medicaid/subsidized markets, offering coverage across the life span regardless of age or circumstance. Tufts’ HMO and PPO plans are continually ranked in the top 10 of insurance plans across the country by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Its Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO earned a 4.5 star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for 2013.
Tufts Health Plan recently became the first health plan in the Northeast, and one of only 20 health care organizations in the United States, to receive the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Wellness & Health Promotion (WHP) Accreditation.
Related Slideshow: Central MA Non-Profit Hospital CEO Pay, From Least To Most
Here are the total annual compensation amounts for the CEOs of the four non-profit hospital groups in Central Massachusetts. The source is each hospital group’s latest available 990 Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax, which is filed with the IRS and available at Guidestar.org. The CEOs are shown here, from lowest to highest total compensation.
#4 Winfield Brown
President and CEO, Heywood Healthcare, with campuses in Athol and Gardner
Note: Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital and Athol Memorial Hospital merged in January 2013 to form Heywood Health Care. Brown, who had been president and CEO of Athol Memorial, became head of Heywood Health Care in August 2011. Daniel Moen, who had been president and CEO of Henry Heywood Memorial, was terminated in January 2011. His total compensation for fiscal 2011 was $993,456.
#1 John O'Brien
Former President and CEO, UMass Memorial Health Care, with campuses in Worcester, Clinton, Leominster, Marlboro and Palmer
Note: John O’Brien retired as president and CEO in January 2013. Dr. Eric Dickson, MD, became the new president and CEO the following month. The UMass Memorial news release announcing Dickson’s appointment did not include his compensation package. According to UMass Memorial’s latest available 1099 form, Dickson received a total of $650,589 in compensation during the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2012.
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