MADISON, WIS., May 22, 2017 –Kyle Monroe has joined The Alliance® as vice president of network development and provider relations. The Alliance is an employer-owned not-for-profit cooperative of more than 240 employers who self-fund their health plans.
In this role, Monroe will be in charge of developing and maintaining relationships with health systems, clinicians and other providers to support The Alliance’s strategic goals related to moving health care forward.
Monroe comes to The Alliance from Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Ky. As Norton’s director of managed care, he oversaw payer relationships that accounted for $1.5 billion in annual revenue. Prior to that he was at Humana, a large national payer where he was instrumental in establishing their national contracting strategy and piloted a variety of new payment models in various markets around the country.
Monroe received his Master’s of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from the University Of Louisville College Of Business and his Bachelor of Arts degree from DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind.
“He brings a wealth of knowledge and fresh ideas to help us establish the right provider partnerships for our cooperative” said Paul Meyer, Alliance chief operating officer.
More than a provider network, The Alliance moves health care forward by controlling costs, improving quality and engaging individuals in their health. Members of the employer-owned, not-for-profit cooperative provide coverage to more than 85,000 individuals in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. The Alliance uses its purchasing power as a cooperative to negotiate with and provide access to an extensive network of doctors and hospitals paid to improve quality by performing better not doing more.