Steven R. Youso

President and Chief Executive Officer, Geisinger Health Plan

Steven Youso became president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health Plan in August 2014.

Mr. Youso has more than 35 years of experience in healthcare and managed care management. Prior to joining Geisinger Health Plan, Mr. Youso served as the chief administrative officer at Security Health Plan, a 225,000-member health plan in Wisconsin. 

He was also associated with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota where he served as vice president of sales and community accounts. In addition, he was chief operating officer for HealthSpan East Region Group Practice Organization in Minneapolis; administrator for River Valley Clinic in Hastings; branch clinic director for Beta Medical Management and administrator at Gateway Family Health Clinic, all in Minnesota.

Mr. Youso is a graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., with a bachelor of arts degree in business and health care administration. He is an active board member of the Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way in Sunbury, Pa., and Alliance of Community Health Plans and America’s Health Insurance Plans, both based in Washington, D.C.
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