Caraline Coats, MHSA
Caraline Coats is Humana’s Regional Market President in South Florida. Prior to this role, she served as VP of Humana’s Venture Investing, Provider Alliances, where she led the strategy and execution of Humana’s value-based primary care provider alliance relationships. Previously, Caraline was Humana’s VP of Bold Goal and Population Health Strategy, leading Humana’s mission to help improve the health of the communities it serves by making it easier for people to achieve their best health. Coats is also serving as Humana Foundation’s interim CEO.
Coats has been with Humana for fourteen years. She started as a Regional Director of Medicare Operations in Arizona and relocated to Florida, where she became the Vice President of Network Management and subsequently, the Regional Vice President of Network Management for the East Region. In her role before joining the Bold Goal team, Coats served as Vice President of Humana’s Value-Based Strategies, leading the organizational advancement of innovative payment models that enable Humana to support providers as population health managers in value-based care relationships.
Prior to Humana, Caraline was Vice President of Operations with Sound Inpatient Hospitalists and Assistant Vice President of Managed Care for IASIS Healthcare in the Arizona and Nevada regions. She credits her understanding and experience working directly with physicians and hospitals for the opportunities she has had with Humana.
Caraline holds an undergraduate degree in biology and a Masters in Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan. She and her family reside in south FL. Outside of Humana, Caraline spends her time with family and volunteers with the YWCA and A Prom to Remember. In addition, she is an active board member with The Humana Foundation and Wider Circle and serves as a member of the Alzheimer’s Association Advisory Council.