Meet Astiva Health. Serving senior populations in Orange and San Diego Counties beginning in 2021, Astiva Health is a new Medicare Advantage Health Plan with the goal of bridging the gap between seniors and our physicians while providing an innovative, accessible and high quality healthcare model for our members.

Michael R. Postlethwaite, COO – 39+ years in Healthcare

Mr. Postlethwaite brings over 39 years of comprehensive and diversified operations and growth experience within the Healthcare industry. His career includes senior executive level roles in Insurance, Managed Health Care Organizations, Health Care Delivery Systems, Healthcare Payor Technology, Field Marketing Organizations, and Business Professional Services. To name a few: Health Axis, HolaDoctor, American Care, FSAI, ACS/Xerox, Milo Consulting Group, Physician Heathcare Plans, and Humana. He has been both an investor and senior executive in a successful Health Maintenance Organization, in Florida, from startup to acquisition by a Fortune 100 company. He earned a bachelor of Art Business Administration and Management from Kent State University. He is a licensed agent and AHIP & CMS-LN certified.

Ann Pham, VP Provider Network Management – 24 years in Healthcare

A Bilingual Vietnamese/English Business Development/Contracting and Provider Network Management Executive with a Masters of Health Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with more than 24 years of progressive experience in the healthcare industry. Experienced in all aspects of contract negotiation and payment methodologies for all lines of business (Cal-MediConnect, Medicare, Commercial, Medi-Cal) and contract types throughout California (Plan-to-Plan/Global Risk, Dual/Full Risk, Shared Risk, Capitated and Fee-For-Service). Experienced with Service Area Expansions, contract language review, cost analysis, and professional relationships with Medical Groups/IPAs, capitated/fee for service hospitals, Transplant Centers of Excellence, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Ancillary Providers, and physicians.

Tariq Brown, Director of Compliance – 10+ years in Healthcare

Tariq has held managerial compliance positions with some of the top-performing Medicare health plans in California. Among these health plans are Alignment Healthcare, Santa Clara Family Health Plan, and Golden State Medicare Health Plan. Throughout his work with these health plans, Tariq has been an integral part of creating, building, and maintaining compliance programs. His focus on problem-solving, risk analysis and audit preparedness has proven to be successful.

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