Chappaqua, New York—May 13, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce that Peter J. Kelly, MBA, Executive Director of CareMount ACO, LLC and Senior Director of Development was selected as one of Managed Healthcare Executive’s Top 10 Up-And-Coming Industry Leaders in Healthcare. This prestigious listing recognizes those who have worked 15 years or fewer in the pharmacy, health plans, health systems or technology industries. Nominees are judged on their leadership, measurable impacts, innovative thinking and career advancement.
“We congratulate Peter Kelly on this well-deserved recognition by Managed Healthcare Executive,” said Scott D. Hayworth, MD, FACOG, President and CEO of CareMount Medical. “Mr. Kelly’s expansive knowledge of the current Medicare market contributes to actionable, strategic and innovative plans for the entire medical group.”
CareMount ACO, LLC, is the managed care subsidiary of CareMount Medical, P.C. As Executive Director, Mr. Kelly is responsible for the performance of CareMount’s value-based contracts, including the full-risk Medicare and Medicare Advantage arrangements covering over 35,000 seniors in the Hudson Valley. In 2018, Mr. Kelly successfully launched the CareMount Next Generation ACO, one of only two Next Generation ACOs in New York State and the only one that is physician-owned. Under Mr. Kelly’s leadership, CareMount also expanded into risk-based contracts with three leading Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. Partnering with MA plans allows CareMount physicians to deliver higher-value services such as preventative services, hospital discharge planning, care coordination and outreach.
“Peter has played a leading role in building our Population Health team and launching our value-based business at CareMount,” said Kevin Conroy, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Population Health Officer at CareMount Medical. “These efforts have resulted in higher quality, lower cost care, and better outcomes for our patients.”
Mr. Kelly also serves as a senior director of business development for CareMount. His work spans key projects including M&A, preferred network development, data analytics, and vendor relationships.
Mr. Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Princeton University and a master of business administration degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.