Tom Kniery

Executive Vice President of Payer Contracting

Tom Kniery USAP Bio

Tom Kniery brings 27 years of global healthcare experience to USAP, including managed care contract negotiations with payers and providers, medical cost management, clinical care management and outpatient care delivery.

He spent over 18 years with United Health Care, the nation’s largest healthcare insurer. His experience there included managing national network competitiveness, ACO product development, network configurations and relationships with hospitals, physicians, and ancillary providers.

Additionally, he led and transformed the network, clinical, and outpatient care delivery departments for the largest healthcare insurer and care delivery system in South America. Tom has also led the managed care team at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, a premiere academic medical center in the Chicago market.  Prior to that, Tom held positions with Aetna and Humana.

Tom is a graduate of the University of Illinois.