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Robert J. Flanagan, American healthcare executive. Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, Maryland. Doctoral fellow National Defense Education Act., Arizona State University, 1967-1970.


Flanagan, Robert J. was born on May 10, 1945 in Niles, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert James and Lucile (Donnett) Flanagan.


Bachelor in Accounting, Grove City College, 1967. Master of Science in Accounting, Arizona State University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting, Arizona State University, 1971.


Audit manager Coopers & Lybrand, Chicago, 1970-1974. Vice president for finance services Maryland Hospital Association, Lutherville, 1974-1976. Audit partner C.W. Amos & Company, Baltimore, 1976-1978.

Group vice president, corporation treasurer American Hospital Association, Chicago, 1978-1982. President, Chief Executive Officer, executive vice president Pacific Health Resources, Los Angeles, 1982-1986, also board directors. Executive vice president Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, 1986-1991.

President, Chief Executive Officer, board directors Puget Sound Options Health Plan/Group Health, 1990-1991. President, Chief Executive Officer Mercy Health Plans and Care Choices health maintenance organization, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 1991-1996, HealthPlans of America Holdings, Inc., Orlando, Florida, since 1997, board directors, since 1997. Chief operating officer H.P. America, Inc., since 1997, also board directors.

Board directors Health Plans of America, Mission Health Plans, Health Management Services Inc. Instructor graduate division Johns Hopkins University. Associate clinical professor University Washington Health Sciences School, Seattle.


Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Society of Healthcare Planning and Marketing, Hospital Finance Management Association, Group Health Association American, National Center for Health Svc's. Research (advisory panel), King County Transportation Task Force.


Married Larrie Lois Sousa, July 22, 1967 (divorced 1980). Children: Robert, Jennifer, Lawrence. Married Sally Anne Leahy, October 20, 1984 (divorced 1995).