Paula Claytore, vice president for managed care administration at Mountain States Health Alliance, has been appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam to serve on the Advisory Council on Worker’s Compensation as a Tennessee Hospital Association representative. Claytore is responsible for managed care contracting for the MSHA hospital system; its 400-plus physician-owned and -managed practices; systemwide cost accounting; and MSHA’s integrated managed care network, Integrated Solutions Health Network LLC of 1,900-plus providers in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. She has been with MSHA since 1996, and worked in general accounting and decision support prior to assuming her current role in Managed Care in 2001.
Claytore earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro and her master’s of business administration degree from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. She serves on several state and community boards including the Tennessee Hospital Association’s Insurance Reform Task Force.