Temm & Associates, Inc. was founded in 1992 to assist health care organizations seize the opportunities presented by the ever-changing health care environment. We assist health care organizations to develop quality driven, cost effective programs in the health care market.
Our expertise in operational, financial and analytical reviews is uniquely combined with our extensive regulatory knowledge. The experience and expertise we possess in the administration of Medicare and Medicaid managed care programs is unmatched by any other consulting firms. The regulatory relationships we have developed over the years stretch from coast to coast at both the state and federal levels. With our knowledge, experience and expertise, we make a significant contribution to our clients.
Mary F. Temm, DSc, MHSA, FACHE
As President of Temm & Associates, Inc., Dr. Temm is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of consulting engagements across the country. Dr. Temm provides overall direction and expertise in the advancement of health care strategies, including the development of innovative programs. Her ability to translate strategic vision into tactical initiatives has allowed her to increase profitability, grow revenues, develop innovative cost containment measures, advance the access and availability of health care services, increase market share for our clients, and increase performance outcomes, while ensuring the highest quality of care. Dr. Temm is proficient at handling complex working relationships, including balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders. Her reputation for innovation through collaboration has attracted many clients.
Dr. Temm is a senior health care industry executive and board advisor with extensive expertise in start-ups, growth strategies and transformation to maximize value and success. With her vast understanding of business and health care delivery across the entire continuum of care, Dr. Temm has repeatedly achieved market leading top line growth while improving operational results. She is recognized as a seasoned strategic leader of turnarounds for complex organizations with multiple stakeholders. Dr. Temm is an insightful leader with extensive board interaction, ready to advise companies scaling for growth while also focusing on long-term value creation driven by environmental and societal contributions.
Since founding Temm & Associates, Inc. in 1992, Dr Temm has led some of the nation’s foremost integrated, managed care programs and initiatives with clients such as UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Centene, Magellan and other large payers, health systems, integrated delivery systems and provider groups. Her extensive knowledge and experience with health care policy, financing and funding, government regulations, and federal waivers have enabled her to spearhead numerous start-up companies and programs.
Before founding the firm, Dr. Temm created and served as the chief executive officer for one of the nation’s first managed Long-Term Care health plans, as well as executive director of various Medicaid managed care organizations. Dr. Temm has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in health plan design, business development, clinical operations and strategies, integrated care delivery, and population health management.
As a thought leader in managed care, long-term services and support, integrated care, population health, health inequity and disparities, social determinants of health and value-based purchasing, Dr. Temm is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. She is board certified in health care management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. As a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Academy of Management, and AcademyHealth, Dr. Temm often partners with clients to serve as faculty for educational programs.
Dr. Temm holds a Doctor of Science (DSc) in Administration – Health Services from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a Masters in Health Services Administration from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in accounting from Benedictine College.
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