Tom McAteer serves as a Senior Vice-President and Regional Market Head for Aetna Better Health, Aetna’s Medicaid Division. He is responsible for the East Region and he has led an expansion that started with a health plan in Delaware and now includes plans in Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Florida. The region has grown by over 200% under Tom’s direction. The Medicaid Division came with Aetna’s acquisition of Schaller Anderson, a nationally recognized leader in the health care industry with over $3.2 billion in spending at risk or under management.
Prior to joining Schaller Anderson, Tom served as the President and CEO of Vytra Health Plans. In a thirteen year career at Vytra, Tom played an executive leadership role in growing the plan from annual revenues of $70 million in 1993 to over $375 million in 2005. As CEO he led efforts that returned the plan to consistent profitability while gaining NCQA (National Committee on Quality Assurance) and URAC (Utilization Review Accreditation Committee) and developing a national reputation for best in class customer service.