ASC CHAIR APPLICANT STATEMENT

Gary Beatty

Director
UnitedHealth Group

8/1/2019

NUMBER OF YEARS PARTICIPATING IN X12

28

WHY I AM INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION

I am very passionate about X12 standards, their development, promotion, and use. I have the leadership skills needed for this position including patience, listening skills, and the ability to identify compromise while maintaining consensus. I also have a deep historical knowledge of X12, the Accredited Standards Committee, the Registered Standards Committee, and the X12 Board. I will help provide the vision to move the organization into the future while maintaining the integrity, interoperability and value of our standards.

It is an honor to serve the members of X12. I appreciate the support and confidence members have shown me over the years and I'm seeking your support so that I can continue to lead and serve X12 as the ASC Chair.

MY PRIORITIES

Over the next 2 year term my priorities include:

  • Continue building on the strength and value of the work products our members and customers need to do business electronically.
  • Promote greater participation in X12 and the ASC, fostering innovation and increased opportunities for the use of our work products. This includes providing opportunities for collaboration, development of relationships, and leadership growth.
  • Represent the ASC effectively by working with the other ASC leaders to drive the development and maintenance of our standards and work products, working with the other directors on the X12 Board to ensure X12's financial stability, and working with others externally.
  • Continue to work with X12 members, leadership, and staff to simplify and streamline the processes used for developing and maintaining our work products.

WHY I AM QUALIFIED

I have over 30 years of experience implementing EDI in the grocery, retail, manufacturing, insurance, and healthcare industries. For the last 28 years, I have been focused on EDI implementation within the healthcare industry for healthcare payers and providers within organizations including Employers Health Insurance (Humana), The Mayo Clinic, Medicare, the Social Security Administration, the Veterans Administration, the Department of Defense and currently with UnitedHealth Group. Within ASC X12 I have had the opportunity to provide leadership as a Co-Chair of the Coordination of Benefits Workgroup, the Health Care Claims Workgroup, and the Health Care Task Group, Chair of the Insurance Subcommittee, Vice Chair of X12, and currently as the X12 Chair.

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