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#219 Understanding Healthcare Options With Pamela Tropiano

On this episode of the WAM podcast, our host Lydia Di Liello is joined by Pamela Tropiano, RN, BSN, MPA, CCM who is the Vice President of Healthcare Services at Molina Healthcare of Ohio. Pamela brings with her a deep understanding of the challenges facing complex and underserved populations including Medicaid and Medicare both from the direct clinical practice and payer side. During their interview, Pamela and Lydia discuss a variety of healthcare topics including how health plans work with Care Providers, social determinants of health and health equity, accessing appropriate health and wellness programs, and the use of available incentives.


Lydia Di Liello

Capital Pricing Consultants increases clients’ profitability through strategy monetization, operational, and tactical solutions.

Lydia M Di Liello, CEO and founder (with more than 25 years of business leadership, supply chain and global pricing expertise) delivers exceptional results through Strategy, Process, and Technology. Leveraging a career at General Motors and b to b manufacturing in Supply Chain and Pricing management, client profitability typically increases from 15%-300% in as little as six months. Client engagements range from global Fortune 500 to smaller privately held firms.

Starting with strategic overview through actionable specific directives, clients achieve significant profit increases. Executing widely respected trademarked methodology including Discovery, Assessment, and Recommendations, D.A.R. Ô delivers a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ corporate strategic goals through operational impact achieving strategy realization.

Lydia is a well-know and widely respected speaker leading executive forums, conferences, and workshops worldwide; she is published frequently in trade and professional journals. With an MBA from Youngstown State University Di Liello is repeatedly requested at corporate retreats and is a member of the Professional Pricing Society Board of Advisors.

Recently published In Manufacturing Today June 2021 https://manufacturing-today.com/news/seamless-connections/

Di Liello was just named as the only pricing consultant with the prestigious 2020 PROS to KNOW award for the second year in a row from Supply and Demand Chain Executive on March 17, 2021

Company Philosophy: Success starts with open and clear communication through every step of the client engagement process. Valuing clients’ time and commitment, Capital Pricing Consultants are dedicated to efficiency and demonstrable efficacy. Di Liello cultivates long-term relationships built one successful project at a time.


Pamela Tropiano

Joined the Molina Healthcare of Ohio team in October 2019 as the VP, Healthcare Services with senior leadership responsibility.  Focused on developing strategy, growing the business within the Ohio market, and working alongside the clinical teams, ensuring individual Ohioans receive necessary care and services along the health and wellness continuum.  

Senior Executive Health Services Leader with 40 years of experience in nursing, 20+ in health care and health plan administration, P&L management, and new business development. Direct clinical experience in palliative care, hospice care, home care, pain management, and case management practice.  Current Registered Nurse licensure in three states:  Ohio, Florida, and Arizona.  

In-depth understanding of the challenges facing complex and underserved populations / Medicaid / Medicare / Marketplace recipients both from the direct clinical practice and payer side.  Experience includes executive leadership and P&L management of health plan clinical service areas including case management, disease management / population health, utilization management, quality management / improvement, clinical auditing, quality, and 24-hour nurse triage; as well as designing innovative programs to help better serve the needs of Medicaid / Medicare / Marketplace members while driving financial efficiency.  

Focused work throughout the public health emergency, assisting all levels of stakeholders to adapt and problem solve in ways we never thought were possible.  

Experience in clinical program design and implementation for new and existing public sector health plan programs. These programs include behavioral and physical health specialty integration and long-term services and supports. Prior experience includes senior-level positions on both the direct care provider and payer side.  

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