With integrity, honesty and fairness, Leao has successfully developed time-tested mutually beneficial business relationships that have translated to personal and career successes. Mr. Light oversees HMA’s Value-Based Pricing (VBP) program and yielding pre-estimate reimbursements for all VBP services. Leao is also charged with directing HMA’s Patient Advocacy Program, Advanta.
Leao previously developed provider sponsored narrow network EPO and PPO programs in Northeastern U.S. metropolitan areas. Mr. Light was also a pivotal member of HMA’s team that organized a shared-risk Medicare Advantage Program, developed alongside hospital systems in the Southwest United States. Prior duties also include oversight of network development, fee schedule analysis, company-wide operations, document development, compliance and client relations.
Light received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology-Chemistry from the University of Missouri and earned a Master’s Degree in Hospital and Healthcare Administration from St. Louis University.
Outside work, family is centric to his life. During his spare time, Leao enjoys reading, gardening, walking the dogs, swimming and enjoying golf.