Matt Berger


Regional President, Gulf States

Humana


Regions
River/NOLA
Geo Area
Region 1


Matt Berger is the Region President of Gulf States (LA/MS) where he has P&L responsibility for $3B in revenue and manages all operations including Plan and Bid strategy, Network, Contracting, Finance, Medical Operations, MRA, STARs, Bold Goal, and Operational Strategy.  For the four years prior to his current role, Matt was the Division CFO for Humana’s Medicare Central Division covering eight states and $8B in revenue.  Matt started at Humana in 2012 where he worked as Director of Mergers and Acquisitions for two years conducting Primary Care Physician acquisitions and homecare acquisitions.

Prior to Humana, Matt was the Director of Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategy at Amedisys, the nation’s largest home health and hospice company where he reported to the CFO.  He completed numerous transactions including the company’s largest Hospice acquisition, the largest home health acquisition, the first physician practice acquisition, and he pioneered joint ventures and alliance deals in the spaces of Telehealth, PERS, private duty, NPs, and chronic care management.

Before entering healthcare, Matt was in Corporate Finance and Treasury as the Derivatives Portfolio Manager for a Fortune 500 Oil and Gas services company (McDermott) managing $1B of foreign exchange and interest rate forwards, swaps and options.  Prior to this role, he supported the Treasurer of McDermott as an analyst conducting Corporate Credit Facility creation, Credit Rating Agency management (Moody’s and S&P), and various corporate finance analyses including secondary offerings, bond offerings, and spin-offs.  Matt began his career as a stock analyst for boutique investment research firm which controlled a small-cap focused mutual fund.


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