Who We Are
INNOVATION AND FLEXIBILITY
CareValent, a Payer Compass Company, is located in St. Petersburg, Florida. The staff of highly trained nurses and patient advocates provides high quality medical-management and patient advocacy services, which include utilization management, case management, disease management, and reference-pricing programs. Clinical best practices, financial expertise, and state-of-the-art systems are the keystones of all our programs. With financial, insurance, and managed-care backgrounds, the CareValent team assures optimal oversight and service for complex business and clinical challenges.
Meet Our Team
GREGORY S. EVERETT
PRESIDENT / CEO
Gregory S. Everett is the President and CEO of CareValent. Gregory has worked in the managed care and healthcare software business for the nearly 25 years for both provider and payer organizations such VHA, Aetna Health Plans, and a suburban Dallas hospital and physician organization. He is also the President and CEO of Payer Compass, LLC.
As a founder of Claimshop, LLC (purchased by MedAssets) he was involved in managing reimbursement operations for both payers and providers. Gregory and his team pioneered one of the first automated bundled payment solutions for Organ and Tissue Transplants. Ultimately, this solution led to the foundational architecture for the system that is the basis of the Prometheus payment algorithm.
Gregory holds a B.A. in English and an MBA from Oklahoma State University.
TIMOTHY D. MARTIN, LL.M, JD
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT / GENERAL COUNSEL
Timothy D. Martin serves as General Counsel for CareValent. Tim has 38 years’ experience in software development—24 of those years in healthcare-related technology. Before coming to CareValent he was a Vice President at MedAssets in the B2B and Payor Technologies division. He formerly served as a founder and Chief System Architect for Innovative Managed Care Systems and Chief Technology Officer of Claimshop, LLC. He is also the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Payer Compass, LLC.
Tim holds BS and MS degrees in mathematics from West Texas State University as well as Juris Doctor and Master of Laws degrees from SMU Dedman School of Law and is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas. During law school, he worked as a Scientific Advisor for Baker Botts prosecuting business-process patents.
He has published papers on intellectual property, cloud computing, health law, and healthcare reform and has served as a researcher and editor on a number of legal treatises and reference books, including the 9th edition of Black's Law Dictionary. Most recently, he served as a researcher and editor for Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts, by Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner. In his spare time, he sings with the Turtle Creek Chorale in Dallas and serves on the board of Lakeside Arts Foundation in The Colony.
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
With more than 13 years’ experience in healthcare-information technology, Roman Gekhter brings seasoned strategic planning, implementation, delivery, and support of large mission critical systems. As one of original founders of Chart-Tech and later, Payer Compass, a healthcare IT firm, offering large-scale claim-processing automation for both payers and providers, Roman played a key role in Design and Implementation of the Visium™ suite of products for Payer Compass. Roman now brings his skills to CareValent.
His proven track record includes delivering hosted, as well as integrated, systems to large regional provider systems, third-party administrators (TPAs), and Fortune-100 payers. Roman has successfully implemented revenue-cycle management, financial modeling, and repricing solutions for clients in commercial and Medicare domains. As a front-line consultant, he also has first-hand experience in the difficulties of client transition from UCR to Medicare reference-based pricing and direct provider contracting.
Roman graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree in BioChemistry.
JOYCE DOVE, ALHC
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS
Joyce has more than 30 years' experience in the health insurance industry including self-funded, fully insured, group, and individual products and government programs. She has extensive operational management experience in the areas of claims, member and provider services, medical management, quality management, program management, and client services.
Her overall knowledge and experience in the health insurance industry is a great asset to CareValent in the areas of patient advocacy and client services.
BONNIE BRIGGS, RN, BSN, CCM, CHP
VICE PRESIDENT OF CLINICAL SERVICES
Bonnie has more than 27 years' managed-care and nursing experience in the HMO and managed-care arena. This includes extensive experience in program development along with a deep knowledge of the URAC accreditation process. Bonnie is an accomplished managed healthcare executive and clinician who has been instrumental in the development of groundbreaking integrated care-management systems and operations. She is a recognized leader as well as a team player and respected manager with a unique understanding of the changing dynamics and complexities of the healthcare industry and the patient experience.
Bonnie has served clients in the areas of utilization management, case management, disease management, absence and disability management, client reporting (including transparency reporting), and care management software development.
Before coming to CareValent, Bonnie was with ACS Care & Quality Solutions in Franklin, WI. She remained with ACS company for 19 years where she started as a case manager and was ultimately promoted to the position of Chief Nursing Officer. During her tenure at ACS, she was responsible for the clinical areas of the company including utilization, case, disease, and disability management. She was also instrumental in the development of two care-management systems.
Ms. Briggs is a Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), a Certified Case Manager (CCM), member of the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) and sits on the URAC Health Standards Committee.
DIRECTOR OF PATIENT ADVOCACY
Adrienne has more than 33 years' experience in the health insurance industry in both the commercial and government arenas. She has experience in various aspects of the health insurance industry ranging from holding a license as an A&H agent, to managing a TPA operation. She has extensive and diverse experience and expertise in the areas of both group and individual health administration, Medicaid, claims, customer service, product development, marketing, new business development, program implementation, and servicing of clients and their members as well as all program partners.
She has served clients in the areas of program implementation and development, operations, overall program management, interfacing with program partners, state readiness audits for government programs, claims management, marketing and new business development, and client, member, and provider services.
Before joining CareValent, Ms. Glowatsy was Vice President of Program Management for Community Health Solutions of America (CHS), Inc., a Health Plan. Before her role at CHS, she was Vice President of Commercial Programs for Premier Administrative Solutions, Inc., a third-party administrator.