U.S. Health and Life Insurance Company (USHL), part of Ascension Care Management (ACM), announced the promotion of Louis Lapiana to President of US Health and Life Insurance Company (USHL). In his new role, Lapiana will be responsible for overseeing, developing and setting the strategic direction for USHL.

He has been part of USHL for more than 30 years, and most recently served as the Vice President Plan Development. Lapiana brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this role, and is a licensed Life and Health Insurance Agent. He has relevant experience with all aspects of the business including claims administration, accident and health underwriting, provider contracting, marketing channel management, excess loss, managed care and Medicare Accountable Care Organizations.

Lapiana is a member of the Mercy Maricopa Board of Directors and a former member of the Education Board of the Self-Insurers Association of America (SIIA) and Healthcare Administrators Associations (HCAA). He has also participated in numerous discussions with Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation senior leadership regarding Accountable Care Organizations.