Kurt Janavitz

Senior Vice President, Payer Contracting and Relations

Kurt Janavitz

Previously, Mr. Janavitz worked for Assurant Health as Vice President, Provider Management and UnitedHealth Group as Vice President, Network Management. In these roles, he led teams responsible for negotiating provider and network contracts and managing physician, hospital, and ancillary relationships accounting for billions in annual health plan spend.

Mr. Janavitz spent a number of years working in various consulting and management roles for Ernst & Young, Tiber Group (now Navigant Consulting), and Dimension Data, during which time he helped physicians and large integrated delivery systems successfully address critical strategic and operational challenges.

Mr. Janavitz holds a Master of Business Administration in finance, marketing and organization behavior from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, graduating as an Austin Scholar with distinction. He completed his undergraduate studies at Tufts University, where he graduated first in his class and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in psychology summa cum laude.

Mr. Janavitz is also an active member of Rotary International, member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and a past board member of the American Heart Association of Southeastern Wisconsin. He has received multiple accolades for achievement and strong values throughout his business career and was a successful graduate of UnitedHealth Group's Executive Development Program.