Vice President, Managed Care
Brian Smullin joined Valley Children’s in April 2016 as vice president, managed care. He provides leadership in in developing managed care strategies for Valley Children’s network. In this role, he establishes and maintains relationships with third-party payers, government agencies, employers and providers.
Brian has more than 20 years’ healthcare experience, with the majority in managed care contracting leadership positions. He has worked for both providers and third-party payers. In addition to managed care contracting efforts, he has also been responsible for leading multidisciplinary teams in denial management, underpayment recoveries, revenue cycle management and credentialing activities.
Prior to coming to Valley Children’s, he served as chief managed care officer for ENHANCE Health Network based in Lincoln, Nebraska, a network that includes nine founding-member health systems, 57 affiliate hospitals and more than 3,000 providers. He has also worked for Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah; Methodist Health System in Omaha, Nebraska; and Alegent Health in Omaha, Nebraska.
Brian received his Bachelor of Science, business management, as well as his Master of Business Administration, healthcare management, at University of Phoenix. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
In his free time, Brian enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, vacationing at the beach, and participating in all types of sports.