Karim A. Habibi, FHFMA, MPH, MS
Senior Vice President and Chief Managed Care
Karim is the Senior Vice President and Chief of Managed Care at NYU Langone Health. Karim’s responsibilities include the development and execution of managed care strategies on behalf of the hospitals and over 3,700 employed physicians.
Karim directs the managed care contracting efforts for fee for service and value based contracts. The value-based contracts encompass hospital quality based contracts, bundled payments programs, and ACO like arrangements across the various payors covering over 500,000 attributed lives. Mr. Habibi is also responsible for providing management services for an IPA of approximately 2,500 physicians.
Karim has over 35 years of healthcare experience and holds a Master of Science in Health Services Management from New York University and a Master of Public Health in Health Administration from the University of Oklahoma. He is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and is certified in the areas of managed care and patient accounts. Mr. Habibi coauthored articles and spoke at national conferences on managed care contracting, bundled payments, surgical implant cost containment strategies, and cost effective clinical practices.