For over thirty years, Frank successfully worked in medical management and operations as an executive, entrepreneur, and consultant throughout the state of Florida.
In his current role, he is accountable for setting enterprise-wide strategic direction and tactical leadership for provider contracting, network development, and provider relations.
Prior to joining AvMed, he was Corporate Vice President of InnovaCare Health, where he developed a risk-based strategy and innovative financial models resulting in the successful launch of a Medicare Advantage expansion market in South Florida.
As a consultant, Mr. Izquierdo successfully launched a management services organization (MSO) created to manage a risk arrangement between a Medicare Advantage health maintenance organization (HMO) and a multispecialty physician group in Southeast Florida. He has also consulted various entities on matters of healthcare contracting, strategic negotiations, healthcare delivery structure design and financial analyses.
From 2009 to 2012, he was president of Health Revenue Recovery, LLC (HRR), which was a consulting and auditing firm specializing in business development and hospital revenue cycle management. HRR specialized in zero-balance audits of managed care accounts and their respective recoveries. HRR acquired a large hospital account and created its own proprietary software to facilitate the audit process within its first year of operation.
From 2005 to 2009, he was Vice President of Network Operations for VISTA, a Coventry Healthcare plan in Florida. In that position, Frank was responsible for a statewide budget of over $200 million. At VISTA, he was also responsible for the negotiation and maintenance of 88 contractual relationships between the managed care plan and its contracted hospitals. His leadership was, in no small way, responsible for the turnaround of the Vista Health Plan.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences with a specialization in Statistics from the University of Florida, 1989.