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Michael Koziara

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Michael Koziara shares the responsibility of establishing and directing the strategic direction of the organization in collaboration with the Company's CEO and fellow Senior Leadership Team members. His direct responsibilities currently include the management of, Enterprise Operations, Network Development, Credentialing, and Provider Network Performance Improvement. He has also been responsible for other areas of the company including Regional Operations, Clinical Quality Improvement, Information Services, and Information Technology.

Areas of expertise

  • Strategic and operational planning
  • Provider network development
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Financial reporting
  • Leadership in managed care
  • Organizational and cultural alignment
  • Provider payment strategy
  • Accountable Care Organizations (ACO)

Work experience

Mr. Koziara has more than 28 years of health industry related experience. Prior to joining Priority Health, he served as the CFO for Care Choices, a provider-sponsored HMO/PPO formerly owned by CHE Trinity. He is a certified public accountant by training and spent five years with the healthcare unit of Coopers & Lybrand.


Bachelor's degree
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

Master's degree in Accountancy
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan

Licensure & certifications

Certified Public Accountant
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