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- Chief Operating Officer
As Executive Director for Passport Health Plan and Passport Advantage, Ms. Atkins is responsible for oversight and execution of all health plan operations for the Medicaid and Medicare Advantage lines of business.
Passport Health Plan
has been ranked in the top 25 Medicaid 'America's Best Health Plans' by US News
and World Report and the National Committee for Quality Assurance
In 2008 Passport
was ranked number 9 'America's Best Health Plans 2008-09' of all Medicaid Health Plans in America.
National rankings are based on clinical performance, member satisfaction and NCQA Accreditation.
The health plans serve over 150,000 members with combined revenue of $850 million.
Ms. Atkins has been with Passport Health Plan since 1999 and has held various positions including Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining Passport Health Plan, Ms. Atkins was Manager of Health Care Programs for General Electric Appliances in Louisville, Kentucky where she was responsible for the management and delivery of health care programs for employees in the Appliance Division.
She also served in key positions with Norton Healthcare and Aetna Health Plans.
has over 25 years of progressive health care experience.
speaks nationally, most notably on Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans and Quality Management.
She received her Master of Arts degree in Health Services Management from Webster University and also holds a Bachelor degree in Nursing from Bellarmine College.
She is active with several community organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Louisville Opera and Dare to Care.
resides in Louisville, Kentucky with her husband Mr. Luis Prada.