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Locally Owned Not-For-Profit Insurance Company, Hometown Health, Welcomes New CEO

July 15, 2020

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David Hansen, MBA, joins Hometown Health to continue to serve future generations and improve the health and well-being of Nevadans

Renown Health and Hometown Health are excited to announce David Hansen, MBA, is joining Hometown Health as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In his role as CEO, Hansen will oversee Hometown Health, contributing to its growth to ensure the not-for-profit company is here for generations to come and to assist Renown in developing new care models that will deliver healthcare that is both accessible and affordable.

“We are pleased to welcome such an experienced and talented leader like David to our organization and to northern Nevada,” said Tony Slonim, MD, D.Ph., President and CEO, Renown Health. “As CEO of Hometown Health, David will continue to foster a culture of caring and excellence, while ensuring wide-ranging medical coverage and great customer service to Hometown Health’s more than 138,000 members statewide.”

Hansen has spent the previous twenty years of his career working for UnitedHealthcare, a health insurance company based out of Minnetonka, Minnesota. During his time at UnitedHealthcare, Hansen held various roles including chief financial officer of clinical & network services, west region president of network & provider services, chief executive officer of the California Health Plan and chief executive officer of the Pacific Northwest Health Plan. He has also served in executive roles with PacifiCare and TransAmerica Occidental Life and began his career in the audit and management consulting practice of Deloitte & Touche.

“Choosing healthcare coverage is one of the most important decisions people make. I am excited to begin my work with Hometown Health and Renown to help our members receive the quality coverage to enhance their health and well-being,” said Hansen. “Hometown Health is such a community-focused organization and I look forward to being a part of a team that gives back to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities we serve. ”David has an MBA in Finance and Business Policy from the University of Chicago, and a BA in Economics and Business from the University of California, Los Angeles.



 

About Hometown Health

Established in 1988, Hometown Health is the insurance division of Renown Health and is Northern
Nevada’s largest locally-owned, not-for-profit health insurance company. Providing wide-ranging
medical coverage and great service to members, Hometown Health represents a philosophy of health
care that emphasizes active partnerships between members and physicians. For more information, call
775-982-3000 or visit www.hometownhealth.com.

About Renown Health

Renown Health is the region’s largest, locally owned and governed, not-for-profit integrated healthcare
network serving Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. With a diverse workforce of more than
7,000 employees, Renown has fostered a longstanding culture of excellence, determination and
innovation. The organization comprises a trauma center, two acute care hospitals, a children’s hospital,
a rehabilitation hospital, a medical group and urgent care network, and the region’s largest, locally
owned not-for-profit insurance company, Hometown Health. Renown’s institute model addresses social
determinants of health and includes: Child Health, Behavioral Health & Addiction, Healthy Aging and
Health Innovation. Clinical institutes include: Cancer, Heart and Vascular Heath, Neurosciences and
Robotic Surgery. Renown is currently enrolling participants in the world’s largest community-based
genetic population health study, the Healthy Nevada Project®. For more information, visit renown.org.

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Locally Owned Not-For-Profit Insurance Company, Hometown Health, Welcomes New CEO