The Alliance Pharmacy
44 Bond Street
Westbury, NY 11590
Phone: (603) 491-0853
Roland Lamy has held a variety of leadership positions in the healthcare industry since 1991 including sales management, underwriting, employee benefit and rate development, hospital and physician negotiations, network development and contracting, and government programs.
Prior to joining Helms & Company, Roland served as the Assistant Director of Health Planning and Medicaid for the State of New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services. In this capacity, he was responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and deficit reduction strategies for the Medicaid program.
Roland has spent much of his career in leadership roles with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Hampshire and, subsequently, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield where he was Executive Director of Provider Network Management for Anthem, with responsibility for a $500 million dollar healthcare budget and a $10 million administrative budget.
As a member of the Anthem Executive Team, Roland led several work teams to refine operations, following the Blue Cross and Blue Shield acquisition. With his extensive experience in healthcare operations, Roland was also instrumental in the merger between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Hampshire and Matthew Thornton Health Plan in the mid 1990’s which significantly improved the market share of the Plan.
In addition to his work with the hospital and physician community, Roland also has extensive sales and underwriting experience as a licensed NH Producer, he has worked with large employers on the design and negotiation of healthcare benefits to positively impact health care trend, and has assisted manufacturers, unions, and government agencies to achieve optimum use of their healthcare dollar.
At Helms & Company, Roland has provided clients with expertise in provider contract negotiations, hospital labor benchmarking and operational assessments, physician practice management, physician practice evaluations, payer strategies on new technology and new clinical programs, and evaluation of commercial insurance options for employers and government agencies. He has also served as Executive Director of a behavioral health association, providing consultation and management services in organizational development, key communication strategies, and financial management for the association in the midst of significant payment reform from primary payment sources including Medicaid.
Roland has worked extensively with Hemophilia Treatment Centers (HTC) in each region of the Country since 2005, assisting them with strategies for patient retention, participation in payer networks, and education around environmental changes in the insurance market that impact the HTC. He continues to advocate for HTC’s by working with Medical Center contracting leadership, education to payers, and participation in various national conferences in order to inform the industry of the value of the HTC system in controlling costs and delivering high quality care to patients with bleeding disorders.
Roland has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Bloomsburg University and a Masters in Business Administration from New Hampshire College. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of New Hampshire Healthy Kids.