Detroit-based health insurance agency Health Alliance Plan (HAP) today announced the appointment of Dr. Michael Genord as vice president and chief medical officer.
In his new role, Dr. Genord will lead the development and implementation of HAP’s clinical and operational programs in partnership with the region’s health care providers. He will also oversee HAP’s health care and quality activites, including medical, disease, and health care utilization management, health care quality, provider credentialing, and pharmacy care management.
Previously, Dr. Genord was president and CEO of HealthPlus. Prior to joining HealthPlus, he managed a private practice for 17 years and served in leadership roles at William Beaumont Hospital and United Physicians Group. Dr. Genord is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.
“Mike Genord is a proven leader with a track record for implementing successful strategies,” says Terri Kline, president and CEO of HAP. “His success in designing a care coordination program to help seriously ill members with complex medical and behavioral health needs is just one example of his dedication to fostering a patient-centered care model, which is at the heart of the managed care philosophy. He will be a great asset to HAP in this new role.”
Dr. Genord earned his medical degree from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, a master’s degree in business administration from MSU’s Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.
Health Alliance Plan is a non-profit health plan that provides health coverage to more than 650,000 members and companies.