As a company dedicated to health systems, Catavert, LLC, takes time to understand your plan’s network architecture and then offers stop-loss insurance solutions tailored to work optimally within your own unique ecosystem. We’re also able to discuss flexible coverage options and contracting terms and to explore discounts that could maximize budget and contribute to cash flow enhancement.
Catavert is born out of the healthcare industry—and we have an impressive pedigree.
Catavert and Contigo Health, LLC, are both part of Contigo Health Holdings, LLC, offering quality products and services designed to facilitate direct relationships between providers and employers.
Meet your Catavert team.
Introducing a leading-edge lineup of experienced healthcare industry professionals. Our Catavert talent has deep experience across payor, provider, and the insurance space. That means you’ll get more than a stop-loss solution; you’ll gain an advisor and collaborator who fully understands what your health system faces every day.
Catavert President & CEO
John Strickland leads Contigo Health as President & CEO with a focus on driving health benefits collaboration between health care providers and employers. John previously served as Contigo Health’s Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining Contigo Health, John led the growth of HDP as its President from 2011 until the Contigo/HDP merger in 2020. During his tenure with HDP, John oversaw unprecedented organizational growth across all lines of business. The company progressed to include an impressive client roster, leading centers of excellence provider network, and strong customer satisfaction. His insightfulness and innovative nature drove the many advancements instrumental in establishing Health Design Plus as a leading innovator of health and benefits management solutions. He has over 30 years of experience in health benefits management. Prior to Health Design Plus, John was an executive with a leading benefits management software development company. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and is a member of multiple charitable organizations.
Catavert General Manager
Marisa Boevers leads strategy, design, and innovation for Contigo Health’s product portfolio. Trained as a designer, she focuses on using visual thinking and design frameworks to create products that solve users’ most pressing problems. With experience in bringing new businesses, products, and services to market in healthcare and other industries—including construction, hospitality, and manufacturing—she strives to bring order and thoughtfulness to chaos. Her goal for Contigo Health is to turn the distress that all stakeholders in the health ecosystem feel into delight. Boevers holds a bachelor’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts and lives in Pittsburgh with her husband and two children.
Catavert Chief Revenue Officer
As Chief Commercial Officer, Britt Hayes leads Contigo Health’s sales, business development, and client services areas. Previously with Health Design Plus, Hayes contributed to Health Design Plus’ significant expansion of its client and member portfolio across all product lines while maintaining phenomenal client retention results. Prior to Health Design Plus, Hayes held various senior roles with national payors and consulting firms. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Charleston in West Virginia. He has been active in several charities and has served on the National Alumni Board of Directors for the University of Charleston.
Catavert Chief Marketing Officer
Tony Ryzinski has a passion for developing healthcare brands and marketing strategies that fuse payor, provider, and healthcare consumer interests and motivate engagement. He has dedicated his career to healthcare marketing across the healthcare ecosystem. His experience includes leadership roles for successful business transformations for innovative health brands. In the complex, confusing, and sometimes frightening world of healthcare, his work is designed to simplify the healthcare purchasing experience with the north star that healthcare is the business of caring for human beings.
Jonathan Slotkin, MD
Catavert Chief Medical Officer
Jonathan Slotkin leads the clinical aspects of Contigo Health, including strategy, innovation, and operations. He works to support the development of novel products and implementation approaches that always aim for clinical excellence, patient satisfaction, and value. Dr. Slotkin is a neurosurgeon and scientist who has led prominent care delivery reengineering and digital transformation initiatives centered around patients. He has partnered with some of the nation’s largest employers to help them reimagine the healthcare benefits for their associates. Dr. Slotkin believes higher-quality care will always be the most cost-effective care in the end and that innovative employers and providers working together is the most powerful force we have to fix the U.S. healthcare system. He maintains a clinical practice caring for patients directly at Geisinger.
Catavert Business Operations
Emily Welch is the Director of Business Operations for Contigo Health, overseeing daily operations to plan and direct administrative, financial, and operational activities for the President. She helps ensure goals are achieved, customers are happy, and the organization has what it needs to be successful. She has been part of the Premier family for more than nine years, helping to drive strategic program efforts to improve healthcare. Welch has a M.A. in industrial/organizational psychology and human resource management and a background in program management and IT implementations. She and her husband live in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Enhance your own employee health plan or your payvider offering with stop-loss solutions.
If you’re already a Premier member or Contigo Health client, Catavert could look even more attractive. As an existing Premier Member or Contigo Health client, the Catavert™ stop-loss solution, which includes the coverage available through our alliance with Havarti Risk Services, LLC, gives a variety of options, including*:
*Availability subject to state regulations, underwriting guidelines, and plan design