Cambia Health Solutions announces William Krenz as senior vice president of government programs. In this role, Krenz will set strategic direction, ensure operational and financial effectiveness, and drive sustainable growth for the company’s Medicare and Federal Employee Programs lines of business.
“William is a seasoned health care executive with deep expertise in transforming business operations and experience built around better serving customers,” said Jared Short, Cambia president and CEO. “He is the ideal leader to ensure we continue Cambia’s commitment to delivering better health care experiences for our members.”
Krenz joins Cambia with more than 20 years of health care leadership experience, most recently serving as a senior vice president for Optum, where he launched the OptumCare Network in Washington and started national operations for OptumCare. Krenz has also served as the vice president of operations and production services for Blue Shield of California and executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Medicare Advantage operations for Universal American Corporation.
“Navigating government health care programs is increasingly complex, especially for consumers,” Krenz said. “I look forward to leading teams dedicated to best serving our members in this fast-growing market.”
Krenz graduated from the College of Wooster with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and holds a Master of Health Administration from Xavier University. He has also held appointments in the graduate business schools of Johns Hopkins and University of California Irvine. He will officially join Cambia on Nov. 7 and be based in Seattle.
About Cambia Health Solutions
Cambia Health Solutions, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is dedicated to transforming health care. We put people at the heart of everything we do as we work to make the health care system more economically sustainable and efficient for people and their families. Our company reaches millions of Americans nationwide, including more than 3.4 million people served by our regional health plans. To learn more about us, visit CambiaHealth.com or LinkedIn.com/Company/Cambia-Health-Solutions.