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For Immediate Release

June 6, 2007

GHP names new vice president of medical operations


DANVILLE, PA – Janet F. Tomcavage, RN, MSN, has been named vice president of medical operations for Geisinger Health Plan. She oversees medical management, quality improvement and clinical reporting, appeals, care coordination, medical home management and accreditation.

A Geisinger Health System employee for 26 years, Tomcavage spent 20 years as a diabetes clinical nurse specialist at Geisinger Medical Center before becoming the manager of care coordination at GHP. Most recently, Tomcavage was the director of the medical home department. Tomcavage received her RN from Bloomsburg State University and her MSN from College Misericordia.

Tomcavage is an active member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, American Diabetes Association and the Case Management Society of America.

Tomcavage, her husband, Ron, and son, Zachary, 8, reside in Winfield.

Begun in 1985, Geisinger Health Plan is one of the nation’s largest rural HMOs and serves more than 209,000 members in 42 counties throughout northeastern and central Pennsylvania. Geisinger Health Plan members have access to complete health-care benefits ranging from preventive care and routine office visits to hospital care and major surgery. Coverage is available for businesses of all sizes, individuals and families, and Medicare beneficiaries. PPO and high deductible plans are sold through Geisinger Quality Options, Inc. Self-funded and indemnity plans are sold through Geisinger Indemnity Insurance Company.

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