Eric Feinstein Joins Navitus Health Solutions as Senior Vice President, HR and Chief People Officer
- Aug 20, 2020
- PBM Model
Feinstein will lead the company’s Human Resources department with a focus on helping Navitus attract, engage, develop and retain top talent so it can continue providing industry-leading customer service and financial outcomes for its clients, while optimizing the health of their clients’ members.
“Eric brings extensive leadership experience in health care and human resources,” said David Fields, President and Chief Executive Officer, Navitus. “His background and expertise will help Navitus attract and engage talented individuals committed to achieving greater transparency and accountability, while taking unnecessary costs out of pharmacy benefit management.”
Feinstein joins Navitus from SSM Health, a health system with 40,000 employees over four states, and Navitus’ majority owner, where he served as Vice President, Total Rewards. Prior to SSM Health, he spent nearly 16 years in senior leadership roles in human resources functions at one of the nation’s largest Catholic health systems, with operations in 24 states and over $20 billion in revenue. Feinstein is an Enrolled Actuary, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and has served for 20 years on the committee that develops one of the actuarial certification exams. He also serves as a member of the board of directors and co-chair of the human resources committee for the CHADS Coalition, an organization focused on advancing the awareness and prevention of adolescent depression and suicide. Feinstein holds a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from the University of Iowa.
“I am excited to serve at Navitus and am confident in the HR department’s dedication to helping the organization advance service to, and outcomes for, our current and future clients through a knowledgeable, engaged and customer service focused workforce,” Feinstein said.
In addition to bringing on Feinstein, Navitus recently announced several executive promotions. Those recently promoted and appointed to the company’s Executive Committee include:
- Tom Radloff, RPh, Vice President of Account Management
- Carmen Backman, Vice President of Government Programs
- Carrie Aiken, Sr. Director of Corporate Compliance/Chief Compliance Officer
- Sharon Faust, RPh, General Manager, Lumicera Health Services
- Paul Page, General Counsel
Navitus Health Solutions is majority owned by SSM Health and Costco Wholesale Corporation, which recently became a minority owner, and serves as a full pass-through pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) and industry alternative to traditional models. As such, Navitus is committed to taking the unnecessary costs out of pharmacy benefits to make prescriptions more affordable for its over 650 plan sponsors (i.e., employers, health plans, unions, governments, etc.) and their 6.3 million members. By combining a unique pass-through approach that returns 100% of rebates and discounts with a focus on lowest-net-cost medications and comprehensive clinical care programs, Navitus helps reduce costs and improve member health. To learn more about Navitus, call 877.571.7500 or visit www.navitus.com.
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