Steve Edwards

Steve Edwards

Representative

Phone: (240) 578-4521
Fax: (240) 578-4525
Mobile Phone: 301-693-2890
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Steve Edwards has over 30 years experience driving expansion and cost reduction for leading consultant as well as serving his clients as an independent Insurance Agent serving as Vice President of the agency. He has previous worked with healthcare consulting companies, Third Party Administrators, HMO’s, PPO’s and PHO firms. He has proven ability to deliver sizable savings for large dollar insurance claims and negotiating with key executives. Steve possesses hospital and physician contracting skills as well as managed care consulting and strategic planning.  In the last twelve years he has served as Vice President of About Health, Inc. and then Senior Consultant for Concentra Preferred Systems (now Viant, Inc.), he has delivered over $80 million in client savings on behalf of large national insurance companies with hospitals, physician and other providers throughout the US.

Steve has previously served as Executive Director of Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in  Baltimore, partnering with hospitals, physicians, other providers and Wrangler Jeans Co. where they slashed costs and improved outcomes in months. He worked as Manager of Provider Relations for a growing NC HMO achieving National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA) accreditation, served on Credentialing, Physician Peer Review and Prescription Drug Committees and substantially grew provider membership. In this capacity he was charged with network development in three states which was a great success.

Mr. Edwards holds an MBA from the University of Charleston, Jones Benedum College of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Fairmont State College.