With more than 30 years of managed care experience, Pat Burke has been successful both in the provider and payor spaces. The foundation of his experience is provider network contracting for Medicare Advantage, managed Medicaid and commercial lines of business.
Pat’s experience includes managing operations of a large fully delegated physician-hospital organization (PHO) in the Chicago market, directing a medical economics team supporting large full-risk arrangements, and independent consulting supporting provider managed care contracting improvements.
Prior to joining HMA, he was chief operating officer (COO) for Meridian Health Plan in Illinois. Over a period of four and a half years as COO, Pat and the local and corporate teams successfully transitioned through two ownership changes and associated system conversions while successfully growing Medicaid membership to over 900,000. Prior to his COO role, he was vice president of network for Missouri Care where he led his team through the state-wide Medicaid expansion, successfully building the strongest provider network in advance of the 2017 implementation and resulting in Missouri Care becoming the largest Medicaid plan within the state of Missouri.
Pat earned a Master of Health Administration from St. Louis University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia.
He enjoys spending time with his family, genealogy research, reading non-fiction history and biographies, and supporting the Cardinals, Blues, and Packers.