Franke P. Elliott

Chief Managed Care Officer, Kindred Healthcare


Franke Elliott has served as Chief Managed Care Officer of Kindred Healthcare, Inc. since August 2012 and is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee Council.  Mr. Elliott has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, particularly in health services (acute, post-acute care, and professional services) and managed care.  His expertise includes strategic planning and business development in order to identify and realize revenue growth opportunities.

Prior to joining Kindred, Mr. Elliott was a Senior Vice President of Business Development for HealthSpring, Inc., now a subsidiary of Cigna Corporation, one of the country’s leading health plans focused on managing Medicare Advantage and Medicaid populations through innovative physician partnerships.

From 2001 to 2010, Mr. Elliott worked in various capacities for HCA Holdings, Inc.  The last three years at HCA, Mr. Elliott was Regional Vice President, of the Managed Care Division.  He was responsible for all aspects of the business relationship with insurance companies and health plans for the Company’s hospitals and related businesses in ten markets throughout the southeastern United States.

Prior to his time at HCA, Mr. Elliott worked for Aetna and not-for-profit hospital systems in the St. Louis market.

Mr. Elliott has served on various industry and not-for-profit Boards and currently sits on the Board of Directors for Curavi Health, a telemedicine solutions company and Results Physiotherapy, a privately held outpatient physical therapy company.