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GETTYSBURG, Pa. (January 3, 2019) — OPEN MINDS has announced that Bill Green, Chief Executive Officer, Homestead Smart Health Plans, will kick off the first day of The 2019 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute as the keynote speaker. His session, Building A New System For Private Insurance: Innovations & Emerging Models For Employer-Sponsored Health Plans will take place from 9:00am – 10:00am on Thursday, February 14, 2019.

Homestead offers an innovative model for health care coverage for self-funded employer groups designed to deliver top quality care at the lowest possible cost. During his keynote presentation, Mr. Green will discuss how the Homestead model differs from traditional employer-sponsored health plans, how their innovative model changes provider organization contracting models, how innovations in health care coverage are impacting the market, and his perspective on the future of employer-sponsored health benefits.

Mr. Green was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Homestead Strategic Holdings, Inc. effective May 1, 2018. He previously served Homestead as Chief Legal Officer, Founder and Director since 2015. Mr. Green brings an extensive leadership background in both the public and private sectors. He was appointed as the Chair of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission and served as Philadelphia City Councilman At-Large. In the private sector, he has founded several businesses. represented top Fortune 500 companies as a corporate and securities attorney and served as President of VistaScape Security Systems. Bill has lived and worked in Atlanta, Amsterdam, London, Philadelphia and New York. Mr. Green graduated from Auburn University Summa Cum Laude and a holds a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

The 2019 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute will be held at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida from February 13-15, 2019. The Performance Management Institute is the only executive event focused on performance measurement and management in the areas of the health and human services field serving consumers with complex needs.

This year’s institute will feature a full-day summit on the current state of partnerships between health plans and provider organizations –The OPEN MINDS Health Plan Partnership Summit: A Guide To Developing & Negotiating Partnership Agreements With Health Plans

OPEN MINDS senior associates will also lead two management seminars during the institute – Thriving With Managed Care: An OPEN MINDS Executive Seminar On Organizational Competencies & Best Practices In Health Plan Contract Management and Making The Right Tech Investments For Your Organization: An Executive Seminar On Technology Budgeting & Planning.

Registration for The 2019 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute is now available. Early registration is encouraged as the institute is limited to only 450 professionals. Register today at

For additional questions and inquiries, please contact Sarah C. Threnhauser, Executive Vice President, OPEN MINDS or Stacey Cotton, Institute Director, at 717-334-1329 or



OPEN MINDS is a national market intelligence and strategic advisory firm focused on the sectors of the health and human service field serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. Founded in 1987 and based in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 175+ associates provide market insights and innovative management solutions designed to improve operational and strategic performance. Learn more at

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