|By PR Newswire||
|September 7, 2012 06:36 PM EDT||
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aarches Community Health Care today announced that Roberta Herzberg, Department Head, Political Science, Utah State University, was elected to Aarches Community Health Care's Board of Directors. Roberta also serves as Vice-chair and Member, Health Advisory Committee, Utah Health Department.
"Roberta is an expert on health policy and economics in Utah and we look forward to benefiting from her insights and experience as a member of Aarches Community Health Care Board," said Linn Baker, Aarches Community Health Care CEO. "Roberta will be our 11th board member, and I think she will add a new dimension to our already lively board discussions."
"Aarches is clearly on the forefront of aligning members and providers of care around coordination of care delivery and payment reform," said Roberta Herzberg, Department Head, Political Science, Utah State University. "I feel privileged to join this exciting and dynamic team and look forward to working closely with Linn and the board during the next phase of healthcare reform and the launch of Aarches Community Health Care.
At Utah State University, Roberta is responsible for managing a $1M budget, personnel, faculty development, curriculum and advising 400+ students across three majors. She has developed new programs, including one minor and an expansion of offerings in China. Roberta also represents the Utah State University in other units and in the broader community. She was formerly Member, Utah Medical Education Council, appointed by then Governor Leavitt and Commissioner, Utah Health Policy Commission, also appointed by then Governor Leavitt. Additionally Roberta was Chair, Utah SCHIP Benefits Committee.
Roberta is well published through the Journal of Economic Organization and Behavior, American Journal of Managed Care, Journal of Politics, Journal of Conflict Resolution and Western Political Quarterly.
About Aarches Community Health Care
Aarches Community Health Care is a Utah 501c non-profit corporation that received start-up and solvency funding under the Affordable Care Act's Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) program (section 1322) to become a member-owned health plan covering all 29 counties of Utah. For more information, please visit www.AarchesHealth.org or call 866.207.8003.
SOURCE Aarches Community Health Care