Executive Director, Finger Lakes Performing Provide System (FLPPS)
Carol Tegas will lead the Finger Lakes Performing Provider System, a group of healthcare providers and community organizations that have agreed to work together on a new way to deliver care to people who receive Medicaid.
Tegas was the executive director of Rochester Community Individual Practice Association and brings more than two decades of health administration experience to the new organization.
Finger Lakes Performing Provider System is a nonprofit that represents 28 hospitals, 3,000 healthcare providers and more than 600 healthcare and community-based organizations in 13 counties. It recently received $565 million in state funds to work toward improving the results of care, and reducing avoidable emergency department use and hospitalizations by 25 percent over five years.