6 Degrees Health Appoints Matt Yost as Chief Executive Officer
6 Degrees Health, a service-first cost containment company, today announced changes to its leadership team. Matt Yost, an accomplished leader in healthcare benefits and cost containment, has joined the company as CEO and a member of the Board of Directors. Founder and Board Director Scott Ray will remain actively involved in the business with a focus on client relationships, products, and overall company growth.
“I am delighted to welcome Matt as 6 Degrees Health’s next CEO,” said Ray. “6 Degrees Health continues to experience rapid growth by providing best-in-class customer service and leveraging proprietary data technology to disrupt the traditional healthcare model. Matt is a great cultural and strategic fit. He is a seasoned leader who has demonstrated his ability to execute growth strategies and scale companies. He will be an outstanding leader for 6 Degrees Health, with the skillset and experience to continue advancing the company’s strategy and lead our next stage of growth.”
Yost has more than twenty years of experience in healthcare cost containment, health benefits for self-insured employers, and technology-enabled services companies. For the past six years, Yost served as the CEO of HealthAdvocate, a leading high-touch, high-tech healthcare advocacy and navigation provider to thousands of self-insured employer groups serving millions of employees. Previously, he served as CEO of Accent, a healthcare payment integrity company acquired by HMS Holdings and now part of Cotiviti.
“This is an exciting time to join 6 Degrees Health,” said Yost. “I am looking forward to working closely with Scott, our leadership team, and our talented and dedicated employees to build on the company’s strong foundation and drive continued growth and development. There is tremendous upside potential to deliver our innovative cost containment solutions to self-insured employers and health plans.”
6 Degrees Health is backed by FTV Capital, a leading sector-focused growth equity investment firm.
ABOUT 6 Degrees Health
6 Degrees Health is a service-first cost containment company. For many, we set healthcare free from the constraints of traditional networks. For others, we bring integrity to historically opaque billing practices. For all, we leverage unparalleled clinical expertise and innovative data technology to deliver a positive experience for members and true cost savings in healthcare. For more information, visit www.6degreeshealth.com.