Leadership

Creating the Vision, Charting the Course

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Michael McLafferty

Executive Director

As Executive Director of Partners Health Management (PHM), Mr. McLafferty is responsible for helping Partners Health Alliance (PHA) leaders execute their respective business models by facilitating the establishment of goals and the implementation of supporting action items.  With over 25 years of experience in the healthcare field, Mr. McLafferty has extensive expertise in business plan development and management; evaluation and improvement of operations; revenue enhancement strategies and implementation; and more.

Before joining PHM, Mr. McLafferty served as Senior Advisor to the Health Care Services Group of EisnerAmper LLP, where he provided business services to multihospital systems, pharmaceutical firms, surgery centers and physician practices. Throughout his career, Mr. McLafferty established numerous relationships within the healthcare field and is often requested as a speaker before professional organizations. He is a member of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Healthcare Financial Management Association, American College of Healthcare Executives, New York Society of Certified Public Accountants, and New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. McLafferty attended Rutgers University, where he received his Executive MBA. He is currently on the faculty of Rutgers Business School and teaches in its Executive Education program. His other credentials include Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE), and Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHFMA).

Fred Morelli

President, Network Development

As President of Network Development for Partners Health Management, Fred Morelli is responsible for delivering a new Triple Aim for independent physicians. Expense reduction through physician practice bundles, Organization through the physician-led Partners Health Alliance and Enhanced Revenue through value–based contracts. Partners Health Management provides a host of solutions designed to help independent physicians thrive under value-based contracts. Partners Health Management is also leading the way for payers seeking ways to keep members healthy at a reasonable cost.

Fred Morelli is also President/CEO of PIER Partners Network, LLC and PIER Practice Solutions, a joint venture with CentraState Healthcare System located in Freehold, New Jersey. The strategic objective of PIER Partners Network is the alignment of hospitals, physicians and the community to achieve high quality medical treatment in a fiscally responsible environment. In order to achieve alignment, PIER Partners Network has produced five core contracts designed to reduce expenses, increase revenue and manage risk in a cultural environment that supports physician independence.

Fred Morelli is a past Chairman of CentraState Board of Trustees, which he joined in 2004. He has served as Chairman of the Board’s Executive Compensation Committee, Executive Committee, Governance Committee, PIER Partners Network and Finance Committee. He currently serves as a Trustee and Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee, a member of the Medical Credentialing and Privileging Committee and the Bio Ethics Committee.

During his ten-year service to healthcare, he was appointed Director of SAAML I Captive Insurance Company – Robert Wood Johnson Network and SAAML II Reciprocal RRG for Physicians – Robert Wood Johnson Network; serving on the Underwriting Committee and Claims Committee. In 2012 Fred domiciled CentraState Healthcare System with their own independent captive – The CentraState Captive Insurance Company (CCIC) and serves as the Director and Secretary. In the same year, Fred assumed the role of Attorney in Fact for Physicians Insurance Exchange Resource (PIER RRG) and developed a plan to restructure and market the expansion of a member- owned company.

With an insurance career spanning nearly 35 years, Fred Morelli has a robust history and is licensed as a New Jersey Insurance producer and consultant.