Jean Kalbacher is the Chief Executive Officer for the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Arizona which serves over 500,000 members including TANF, Expansion, KidsCare, LTC, ABD, DD and DSNP across the state. UHCCP is part of a diversified health and well-being company whose mission is to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone.
Prior to her current role at UnitedHealthcare, Jean served as Regional Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the C&S West Region for 7 years where she was responsible for driving regional and market strategies, execution of key initiatives, state rate advocacy and budgeting for 7 states. Previously she held various CFO positions in UHCs Employer & Individual market segment including Arizona, California, Oregon, Utah and Washington since joining UnitedHealth Group in 2008. Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group, Jean had a thirteen-year career in finance in the managed care industry including Commercial, Medicaid and Medicare. This included leadership roles at Schaeller Anderson (now Aetna) and PacifiCare.
Jean earned her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Accounting and Management with honors from Ft Lewis Collage, Durango Colorado. She is a Certified Public Accountant. Jean is a past member of the AICPA, the Finance Committees of MHPA and Contexture (HIE), the Arizona Chapter of the YWCA and currently is a board member of the Arizona Health Plan Association, Brighter Way Institute and a committee member for the Home Matters to Arizona Fund. Jean resides in Arizona where she enjoys hiking, reading, NCAA basketball, live local music and spending time with her black lab.