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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Senior Promise appoints new accountable care organization adviser

INDIANAPOLIS – Chase A. Kunkel has been appointed Accountable Care Organization counselor for Senior Promise at Franciscan St. Francis Health.

In that role, he is responsible for managing the ACO member service phone line, communication and education with ACO staff, providers and beneficiaries.    

Kunkel, a licensed health and life insurance agent, most previously served as a financial consultant for Northwestern Mutual. Prior to that, he was an assistant instructor for an intensive mental health classroom for an Indianapolis elementary school.

An Indianapolis resident, he earned his undergraduate degree in social and behavioral science at Indiana University. Kunkel is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and serves on the board of directors for the Social of Greenwood.

Launched in 1987, Senior Promise is a program based at Franciscan St. Francis Health-Indianapolis, provides its 22,000-plus members a variety of meaningful services and benefits for people age 50 and older throughout the year.