Houston, Texas (February 26, 2019) – Nova Medical Centers announced the appointment of Susan Knipper as Regional Vice President, Network and Payor Relations for the Texas market. Susan Knipper will join the Nova’s corporate team based out of Houston, Texas.

“We are very fortunate to have Susan join our team” says Mark Neer, Senior Vice President of Network and Payor Strategy.  “Susan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the non-subscription, public entity and workers’ compensation business sector.”

Susan has over 20 years of experience in healthcare, insurance and managed care. Her deep understanding of the payor and managed care market in this industry has resulted in great success and relationships in the marketplace.

Prior to joining the Nova team, Susan was the Regional Sales Director at OneCall / Align Networks. During her career, Susan has worked for a major carrier as well as a national case management firm. “Susan’s reputation in the industry reflects the level of integrity we strive for at Nova Medical Centers and she will be a key addition to our organization.”

“I am very excited to be a part of Nova Medical Centers” said Susan Knipper.  “Nova has a very innovative and unique approach to occupational medicine and I am fortunate to be a part of such a dedicated team.”

About Nova Medical Centers – Home of Occuflex®:

As the largest 100% occupational health provider in the nation, Nova treats on-the-job injuries, conducts pre-employment services and screens, and offers preventative care services. Nova connects with employers to maximize employees’ health and get America back to work better and faster.

Nova Medical Centers operates 49 occupational medicine facilities across Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Indiana and has more than 700,000 patient visits and treats over 40,000 injured employees each year.  Locations have an average claim closure rate of 18 days and a 97% same-day return to work rate.  Nova Medical Centers provides work injury care services, pre-employment testing, drug screens, physical therapy, and online medical reporting.

Nova utilizes real-time web-based reporting through its proprietary electronic medical record system, Occuflex®, which allows Nova’s clients to remain constantly up-to-date with claim status. Nova Medical Centers continues to revolutionize occupational healthcare and strives to provide the best occupational medical services possible.