FARGO, ND--(Marketwired - Apr 18, 2013) - Tom McGraw has joined Noridian Administrative Services (Noridian), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Noridian Mutual Insurance Company, as the second president and chief executive officer to lead the company as it expands its service offerings throughout the country.
"Tom is a great fit to lead Noridian as we move into a new era in the health care industry," said Paul von Ebers, president and CEO of Noridian Mutual Insurance Company. "His experience will ensure that Noridian continues to deliver services for the federal government and states through Medicare and Medicaid, as well as position Noridian for future growth."
McGraw has served as an expert on government health care programs, program integrity, managed care and payment methodologies to health plans, federal and state government agencies, state legislatures and Congress. He has worked with Medicaid, Medicare, TRICARE and other health care programs and has been at the forefront of numerous health industry advancements including consumer directed care, health homes, health insurance exchanges, Web-based consumer health care information and evidenced-based medicine.
"I'm excited to lead an organization that has been called 'the best' by many in the industry," said McGraw, who has more than 25 years of experience developing and managing operations and consulting practices in government and the private sector. "It's an exciting time to lead an organization that has a history of quality, service and problem-solving. We are in a great position to apply that expertise to the new challenges that the federal government, states and businesses are facing in health care information, systems and support."
Prior to joining Noridian, McGraw served as senior vice president of business development at Amerigroup Corporation and senior vice president of government solutions and government program integrity at OptumInsight, a UnitedHealth Group company focused on health technology. He also held executive positions at MAXIMUS Inc., and the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., McGraw also holds a master's degree in economics from Old Dominion University and completed doctoral studies in business at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute near Charlottesville, Va. He retired from the Naval Reserves in 2005.
Noridian Administrative Services, LLC., (Noridian) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Noridian Mutual Insurance Company, delivers innovative business solutions for government, agencies and private enterprise to reduce cost and enhance value in the health care industry. Noridian has served as a government claims contractor for Medicare since its inception and supports Medicaid and health insurance exchange efforts in multiple states. The company provides business processing services nationwide with staff located throughout the country. For more information, visit www.NASadvantage.com