Health Partners Plans names Geralynn Boone VP of Medicare clinical operations: 5 takeaways

Philadelphia-based Health Partners Plans selected Geralynn Boone, MSN, RN, to serve as vice president of clinical operations, Medicare.

Here are five takeaways:

1. Ms. Boone most recently served as executive director of product administration for Medicaid/MLTSS/D-SNP at Horizon NJ Health Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Trenton.

2. She previously worked in management roles at Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealthcare and Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, N.J.

3. She has more than 30 years of experience working for regional hospitals and insurers.

4. In her new role, Ms. Boone will expand Health Partners Plans' utilization and clinical care management programs as well as oversee regulatory and accreditation requirements for its Medicare Advantage plans and Dual Eligible Special Needs plan.

5. Health Partners Plans serves more than 281,000 members in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh/Capital region.

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