Former President of ValueHealth Benefit Administrators Brings 14 Years of Experience in TPA Services to Centivo
Buffalo, N.Y. – August 23, 2023 – Centivo, a first-of-its-kind health plan for self-funded employers anchored around leading providers of value-based care, announced today it has hired Dallas Scrip as President, TPA (Third-Party Administrator) Services, and Chief Delivery Officer, a new and critical role intended to create a more efficient health plan experience for Centivo clients. In this position, Dallas is responsible for managing and overseeing Centivo’s plan implementation, member enrollment and experience, claims review and payments, vendor integration and more.
“Dallas’s extensive experience in successfully servicing multiple key stakeholders across healthcare will play a crucial role, helping Centivo continue delivering a superior client experience and sustain our competitive differentiation in the market,” said Ashok Subramanian, Centivo CEO. “Additionally, Dallas’s member-centric focus, passion for changing the industry and effective leadership skills make him the perfect addition to Centivo’s management team. As a renowned leader in providing first-rate TPA services, Dallas has already hit the ground running to ensure client success and we are thrilled to have him on board.”
Dallas joins Centivo with 14 years of experience in the TPA services industry, where he most recently led both the TPA business and risk / captive unit at ValueHealth Benefit Administrators. In this role, he helped to lead a substantial improvement in operating performance with respect to claims processing, call center metrics and financial performance. Prior to ValueHealth Benefit Administrators, Dallas served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at Benefit Management. He was also a benefits consultant at Gallagher Benefits Services, where he specialized in creative cost containment strategies.
“For far too long, the health insurance industry has neglected its members. I wholeheartedly share Centivo’s vision to change the status quo by bringing affordable, high-quality healthcare to employers and employees across the country,” added Dallas. “The company’s unique health plan design, with free primary care at its core, makes it a true first-mover in the industry. I look forward to leveraging my experience to drive continued client satisfaction for Centivo across its vast customer base.”
Dallas received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Affairs Journalism from The Ohio State University and a Master’s degree in Liberal Arts and the Social Sciences from Baker University. He frequently speaks at industry conferences, including those hosted by the Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) and Health Care Administrators Association (HCAA). He is also a member of the Zelis Executive Council and former President of the Wichita Area Benefit Professionals.
Centivo is an innovative health plan for self-funded employers, with a mission to bring affordable, high-quality healthcare to the millions of workers who struggle to pay their medical bills. Anchored around a primary care-based Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model and fully integrated with one of the nation’s first virtual primary care practices to receive Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), Centivo typically saves employers 20 percent or more compared to traditional U.S. insurance carriers. Employees also realize significant savings through its free primary care, predictable copays and no-deductible benefit plan design. Centivo partners with companies employing over 50 people – from mid-sized organizations to the Fortune 500. For more information, visit centivo.com.