Mr. Kelleher, MS Economics, was the founding CEO of the Employers’ Forum in Indiana. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and has managed health care organizations since completing his military service in 1972. He was one of the founders of the first prepaid group practice in Indiana and served as its Executive Vice President from 1973 to 1986. He then founded HealthCare Options (HOI) and is its president. Since 1986 HOI has developed and managed health care organizations and provided consulting services to health plans, medical groups, hospitals, academic medical centers and employers in 38 states.
HealthCare Options managed the Employers Forum from 2001 until 2015 and was one of the organizers of Quality Health First of Indiana. Quality Health First was a statewide, multi-payer, quality reporting and pay-for-performance program developed and managed by the Indiana Health Information Exchange. Mr. Kelleher was also the program manager of the Central Indiana Beacon Collaborative.