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John Tanner Named Chief Compliance Officer for Beacon Healthcare Systems

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Beacon Healthcare Systems announced today the appointment of John Tanner as its chief compliance officer, effective immediately. Beacon is home to the healthcare industry’s leading compliance and risk management technologies.

In his new role Tanner will have the dual responsibility of overseeing all compliance-related issues for Beacon and its clients as well as providing leadership for the company’s acclaimed Virtual Compliance Manager (VCM). As the industry leader in its space, VCM provides state-of-the-art compliance, analytics, monitoring, and regulatory guidance-tracking and routing capabilities. With separate modules for guidance, audit workflow and automated monitoring, VCM is also the only solution to provide over 1,000 built-in audit rules for real-time auditing and monitoring of transactional data that allows a health plan the opportunity to correct and address issues immediately.

“John’s diversity of healthcare experience over the past three decades provides him a broad foundation of understanding health plan operations, which is key to effectively managing health plan compliance,” said Beacon Founder and CEO Ken Stockman. “As more and more health plans nationwide turn to Beacon to be their trusted partner in meeting today’s regulatory requirements, John is the ideal person to help us further enhance our industry-leading compliance modules so as to ensure that all of our clients remain audit ready at all times.”

Most recently, Tanner served as vice president of compliance operations and Medicare compliance officer for Molina Healthcare. There Tanner managed compliance operations for Molina’s 3.5 million members across 13 health plans and was responsible for Medicare compliance with federal, state and local regulators. Prior to his nine years at Molina, Tanner worked as director of regulatory compliance for SCAN Health Plan, where he fostered an environment of early identification, notification and resolution of compliance issues.

Tanner holds a master’s degree in business administration from California State University, Long Beach and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Ohio State University.

Beacon Healthcare Systems is home to the healthcare industry’s leading compliance and risk management technologies, providing health plans of all sizes and sponsorships with customizable and scalable SaaS (Service as a Software) solutions that ensure accountability, accuracy and operational efficiency. With a focus on appeals, grievances, compliance and analytics, Beacon HCS is the first place health plans turn to when they are looking for a trusted, experienced partner who can help them reduce costs, grow revenue and achieve their strategic goals. Founded in 2011, Beacon HCS is a privately held California-based company with a technology center located in Austin, Texas.