Jim Hammond has worked in the Arizona healthcare industry for 28 years. He has experience with payors and providers of all types, including medical management companies, Medicaid health plans, commercial health plans, physicians, IPA’s, hospitals and integrated delivery systems. Jim currently operates his own consulting firm, Professional Healthcare Solutions. PHS offers consulting services in the fields of managed care contracting, network development, strategic planning and transitional care.
Jim has been an active member of Arizona Healthcare Financial Management Association for many years. He served on the board for six years and as President in 2006-2007. He is a frequent speaker on managed care topics, as well as moderating the Arizona Managed Care Newsletter State-of-the-State meetings. Jim has presented to CMSA each of the last three years.