March 12, 2018 (New York, NY) – MultiPlan, Inc. today welcomed John Watkins as Vice President, Payment Integrity. He has over 20 years of experience as a member of senior management in healthcare and a history of building relationships with institutional payers for pre- and post-pay payment integrity solutions.
“We are thrilled to add John to our team and look forward to him working with our clients,” said Christopher Dorn, Vice President of Payment Integrity and Audit at MultiPlan. “With his experience in healthcare and his extensive knowledge of payment integrity solutions, he’ll be an asset to healthcare payers looking to eliminate waste and abuse from claims they pay.”
Mr. Watkins comes to MultiPlan from the Kentucky Office of Health Benefit and Information Exchange where he was the acting Executive Director. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Strategic Account Management at Connolly Healthcare. He has successfully led national healthcare sales teams at U.S. Bank and Trover Solutions. He also has vast experience in the legal, finance and real estate professions.
He has his Juris Doctor degree from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Indiana University.
MultiPlan is committed to helping healthcare payers manage the cost of care, improve their competitiveness and inspire positive change. Leveraging sophisticated technology, data analytics, and a team rich with industry experience, the company interprets clients’ needs and customizes innovative solutions that combine its payment integrity, network-based and analytics- based services. MultiPlan is a trusted partner to over 700 healthcare payers in the commercial health, government and property and casualty markets, and saves these companies more than $14 billion annually. MultiPlan is owned by Hellman & Friedman and other investors. For more information, visit multiplan.com.