SelectQuote announces key appointments

SelectQuote announces key appointments

Insurance comparison firm SelectQuote has announced the appointment of Dr. Alan Muney as part-time chief medical officer and Simeon Schindelman as senior healthcare advisor. Muney will focus on healthcare strategy solutions for SelectQuote healthcare services. Schindelman will lead and advise solution development for various healthcare channels.

Muney is a physician and executive leader with more than 35 years of experience leading healthcare payor and provider organizations. Prior to joining SelectQuote, he served as chief medical officer and executive vice president of total health and network at Cigna. Before Cigna, Muney served as executive director in the private equity group at Blackstone and CEO of Equity Healthcare, which he founded to manage the healthcare costs of Blackstone’s portfolio companies. He has also served in chief medical officer roles at Oxford Health Plans and UnitedHealthcare.

“As a chief medical officer, I know the only definition of consumer engagement should be an engagement that improves health,” Muney said. “SelectQuote can use its proven, superior customer engagement to partner with health plans and value-based providers to improve their Stars, HEDIS, and member satisfaction performance.”

Schindelman has 35 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Most recently, he served as the CEO of Bright Healthcare, the Medicare Advantage, individual and commercial health plan and largest business of Bright Health Group. Prior to that, he was the founder and CEO of Create Health Plans and CEO of MagnaCare. He also served as chairman and CEO of Bloom Health.

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“SelectQuote earns loyal and trusting relationships with consumers,” Schindelman said. “These enduring relationships allow SelectQuote to educate and support consumers in ways that are personally meaningful but far too rare in healthcare. I’m very excited to help SelectQuote expand how it improves healthcare for each unique consumer by working closely with healthcare providers, health plans, and others to help them better deliver the products and services consumers need and want.”

“Dr. Muney’s extensive background in optimizing care delivery for Medicare Advantage and implementing innovative healthcare delivery will assist SelectQuote in continuing to grow our healthcare business,” said Bob Grant, president of SelectQuote. “His broad knowledge and experience in medical practice, policy and programs and his ability to identify opportunities for operational improvement will help our healthcare service delivery and business overall. Additionally, adding Simeon to our team will help us continue to grow healthcare services while improving and expanding our current distribution business. He has worked with several emerging healthcare businesses during his career, and his innovative and entrepreneurial spirit in the industry will be an asset to SelectQuote.”

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