Aging Media Network Future Leader Award to Jason Haney

News Release:       August 25, 2021

Aging Media Network, Inc., publisher of Skilled Nursing News and other respected national senior care publications, has announced the winners of the 2021 Future Leaders Awards from the senior housing, skilled nursing, home health and hospice industries. Jason Haney, VP of Operations for American Health Plans, has been selected as one of these high-performing individuals who represents an unwavering commitment to American Health Plans and the aging population the company serves.


With a record number of nominations, Haney is part of the 2021 class recognizing 40 individuals across the continuum of care. These leaders are laying a solid foundation for the future of aging care delivery and are actively improving health outcomes with a dedication to the wellbeing of aging populations.


“We are thrilled that Jason Haney has been recognized as part of this outstanding group,” said Mike Bailey, President and CEO of American Health Partners, American Health Plans’ parent company. “Jason is an innovative leader in managing provider-owned Medicare Advantage Institutional Special Needs Plans (ISNPS) for long-term care facilities, as well as developing key partnerships with nursing home operators, leading to elevated levels of health care and improved outcomes for these communities.”


As vice president of operations for American Health Plans, Haney oversees provider-owned ISNPs Medicare Advantage plans in more than 250 nursing homes in nine states. These plans deliver coordinated, person-centered care that enhances well-being and improves quality of life for nursing home residents, while also reducing unnecessary hospitalizations and readmissions.


Track Record of Success:

Even with the COVID-19 challenges facing the industry, under Haney’s leadership, American Health Plans ISNP development continues to grow and thrive. Results over the past 24 months:

  • Increased ISNPs membership from 1,100 to 3,500 (218%)
  • Increased its state footprint from 4 to 8 (100%)
  • Increased participating facilities from 72 to 217 (201%)
  • Reduced unnecessary member hospitalizations by 30%
  • Reduced unnecessary member ER visits by 40%
  • Paid over $2,000,000 in partner Shared Savings in eligible markets




About American Health Plans

American Health Plans, a division of Franklin, Tennessee-based American Health Partners is a leader in the provider-owned Medicare Advantage industry. Through Institutional Special Needs Plans (ISNPs) and Institutional-Equivalent Special Needs Plans (IESNPs), American Health Plans equips senior living providers with a business model that can reduce financial risk by improving clinical outcomes across all levels of care. This division currently has co-ownership and partnership agreements with long-term care providers in Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah, Texas and Tennessee. For more information, visit or call (800) 766-9404.


About American Health Partners

American Health Partners Inc. provides a continuum of post-acute healthcare that prevents unnecessary hospital stays and improves quality of life for older adults. In Tennessee and Alabama, the company owns 29 senior living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers; five psychiatric hospitals; multiple home health and hospice offices serving 31 counties; and a long-term care pharmacy. Two other divisions provide Institutional Special Needs Health Plans (I-SNPs) and medical staffing in nursing homes in Tennessee, Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri.  American Health Partners is based in Franklin, Tenn. For more information, visit or call (615) 902-5200.