Louisville, Ky. – Kindred Healthcare announced that its board of directors has appointed Dr. Sharad Mansukani to the board, effective immediately.
Dr. Mansukani serves as a Senior Advisor to TPG (formerly Texas Pacific Group), a global private equity investment firm with a capital portfolio of over $74 billion, and as Strategic Advisor to the Board of Directors of Cigna Corp. He previously served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of HealthSpring, Inc. prior to it being acquired by Cigna. In addition, Dr. Mansukani currently serves on the Board of Directors of IASIS Healthcare, an operator of acute care hospitals, Surgical Care Affiliates, the largest ambulatory surgery center business in the United States, and IMS Health Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of market intelligence to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
Previously, Dr. Mansukani was a member of Medicare’s Program Advisory and Oversight Committee and served as a Senior Advisor to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where he advised on the design and implementation of the Medicare prescription drug benefit, Medicare Part B reform and the Medicare Advantage policy.
Dr. Mansukani completed a residency and fellowship in ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a fellowship in quality management and managed care at the Wharton School of Business.
Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-85 private employer in the United States, is a FORTUNE 500 healthcare services company based in Louisville, Kentucky with annual revenues of approximately $7.2 billion.