Becky Lamb has joined University of Louisville Physicians as vice president of contracting. She brings 20 years of experience in health care operations, with an emphasis on finance and strategic business development. She has held leadership positions with major health care systems in both Kentucky and Illinois.
In her new position, Lamb will be responsible for negotiating and implementing all of UofL Physicians’ managed care contracts, as well as designing and developing a system-wide provider contract strategy. She started with the organization on Jan. 7.
“I am thrilled to be a part of UofL Physicians,” Lamb said. “I will strive to align our contracting strategy to support the largest integrated multispecialty group in the area and continue to grow a strong foundation of reimbursement to allow us to continue to support the physicians, employees and the patients we serve.”
Lamb comes to UofL Physicians from Humana, where she held various positions, most recently director of national network operations. While at Humana, she developedprovider contract language and policies and procedures for commercial and Medicare lines throughout all markets and worked with strategic business partners to aligncontracting goals and financial objectives.
Prior to that, she worked for Jewish Hospital & St. Mary Healthcare, most recently as manager of payor relations, where she was responsible for commercial contractoversight and approval for 12 facilities and provider groups including hospitals, freestanding centers, rehabilitation and home health agencies, as well as physicians. A native of Illinois, Lamb earned her bachelor of arts degree in health science administration from Western Illinois University.
University of Louisville Physicians is the largest, multispecialty physician practice in the Louisville region, with more than 78 sub specialties, 1,200 dedicated staff professionals and nearly 600 primary care and specialty physicians. The group’s physicians also are professors and researchers at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, teaching tomorrow’s physicians and leading research in the most innovative medical advancements.
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