Ana Fuentevilla, MD, MHCDS
Chief Medical Officer
UnitedHealthcare Community & State
Dr. Ana Fuentevilla is Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealthcare Community & State, which is the largest health benefits company dedicated to providing diversified solutions to states that care for the economically disadvantaged, the medically underserved and those without benefit of employer funded health care coverage. UnitedHealthcare Community & State would rank as 127th on the FORTUNE 500 if it were a stand-along company. UnitedHealthcare Community & State participates in programs in 24 states markets, serving approximately 5.0 million beneficiaries of acute and long-term care Medicaid plans, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Special Needs Plans and other federal and state health care programs.
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Fuentevilla is responsible for the overall clinical functions within Community & State, including overall Quality and Affordability results, Model of Care programs, as well as share responsibilities with the health plan CEOs for medical director leadership and performance. Prior to this role, Dr. Fuentevilla was the Central and West Region CMO for Clinical Services where she was responsible for supporting UnitedHealthcare-wide Quality and Affordability programs, our Accountable Care Organization (ACOs)/Person Centered Care Model programs, STARs and HEDIS projects, along with several other key leadership deliverables. Previously, she served as the Chief Medical Officer for Evercare Arizona, the National Medical Director for Complex Care/Long Term Care Health Plans and the West Region Medical Director. Before joining UnitedHealthcare, she served as the Director for the Division of Geriatrics and Long Term Care at Maricopa Integrated Health System, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona, and staff Physician at Tucson Long Term Care.
Dr. Fuentevilla received her M.D. at the University of Arizona and completed her residency in internal medicine. As a Flinn Foundation Scholar, she subsequently completed a fellowship in Geriatrics. She also received a Master in Health Care Delivery Science from Dartmouth College/Dartmouth Institute. Ana is a board member for the Arizona Medicare Directors Association, a member of the American Medical Directors Association, member of Arizona Geriatric Society, American Geriatric Society, National Hispanic Medicare Association and the Arizona Medical Association. In addition, she has published many articles on the elderly population, chronic illness and disabled adults in leading journals and has been a speaker at numerous national and local conferences.