Paul J. Posey, Jr. CEO Ascension Care Management
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Paul J. Posey, Jr. is CEO of Ascension Care Management in St. Louis, Missouri, a subsidiary of Ascension Health Alliance (“Ascension”), the largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. Ascension Care Management serves more than 10,000 providers, 710,000 plan members and numerous governmental, commercial and self-funded payers through a suite of population health management services including quantification of population health risk, development of high-performing provider networks, provision of care navigation services, and the payment of health plan claims. Mr. Posey is also President of Ascension Risk Services (ARS) which provides risk finance, risk mitigation and claims management for professional liability, executive risk and property and casualty programs for Ascension. ARS recently implemented a multi-faceted, enterprise-wide risk strategy, encompassing risk identification, quantification, mitigation and finance in order to protect human, capital and financial resources for 175,000 associates serving millions of Ascension patients in 1,900 locations in 26 states and the District of Columbia.
Prior to joining Ascension, Mr. Posey served as Chief Executive Officer of Canopy Claims Management, LLC, of Orlando, Fla., providing expert policyholder representation in complex property claims. He also spent seventeen years with Sedgwick Claims Management Services in Memphis, Tenn., most recently as Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Posey earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Memphis, and both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from Christian Brothers University, Memphis. He is a Trustee for Christian Brothers University in Memphis, and has served on numerous community, industry and religious boards.