Robert A. Clemente is Chairman and Founder of Specialty Care Management, LLC. For over 25 years, Mr. Clemente has spearheaded significant efforts in patient centric, risk based management of high-risk, high-cost claims for the reinsurance and stop loss marketplace. Most recently, he has directed and overseen SCM’s efforts with the majority of key Stop Loss Carriers in the self funded markets. Prior to that, he spearheaded InterAct, a program of patient centric value-added risk management services, for American United Life/R.E. Moulton. Additionally, he visualized, developed, and directed ForMost, a comprehensive, tertiary care network and care management program serving the self-insured/self-funded, Taft Hartley, and fully-insured markets. After the sale of ForMost, Mr. Clemente served as the Senior Vice President for Provider Networks and Centers of Excellence Program for BCEmergis.
Leading up to his forward-thinking roles in the catastrophic care management world, Mr. Clemente headed MDM, a specialty PPO for laboratory and radiology services. Previous to that, he had served as Executive Vice President/COO of Foundation Health Plan (HMO) of New Jersey. He started his career at West Jersey Health System (now Virtua Health) holding several positions of increasing responsibility over a seven year period, most notably as Chief Operating Officer of West Jersey Ambulatory Centers, and as Executive Director (COO) of West Jersey’s Berlin Hospital.
Mr. Clemente is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and has been a member of SIIA for over 25 years, having served on several SIIA committees including; Health Care Committee, Government Relations Committee, and Nominating Committee. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for SIIA and served two terms as a member of the SIIA Political Action Committee Board of Trustees. A 1980 graduate of Xavier University with a MHA in Health Care Administration, Mr. Clemente earned his BS in Business/Economics from Syracuse University.