Cliff Frank

Interim Executive Director, ACO
Shore Quality Partners
Cliff Frank is the interim Executive Director of Shore Quality Partners, a clinically integrated network in Somers Point, New Jersey. Shore is an ACO that provides care under commercial and governmental payer plans, and has earned shared savings bonuses in both its first and second years of operation. Frank has more than 25 years of healthcare experience with demonstrated abilities in managed care contracting, provider/payer relationships, bundled payment design, capitation program design and management, accountable care design and operations, and evaluation of managed care models and structures. He served as the turnaround CEO of FirstCare Health Plans of Texas, a 140,000 member-health plan with commercial HMO and PPO plans, self-insured products, Medicare HMO plans and Medicaid managed care, which is now financially profitable. Frank is also involved in a number of business leadership ventures. He is co-founder of Partnera, a company providing turnkey products and services that grow health systems’ market share and brand loyalty, and president of Healthcare Management Solutions, Inc., a managed care consulting firm located in Dunedin, Florida. Frank earned a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor’s degree from UCLA. He is co-author of the book titled “Physician Empowerment through Capitation.”