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The Provider Partners Health Plan management team is headed by some of the most experienced long-term care executives in the country.

Bruce R. (“Rick”) Grindrod, Jr., President and CEO

As the President and CEO of PPHP, Rick leads the company’s overall business strategy, creating strategic relationships between hospitals, long-term care providers and physicians to provide high quality care to some of the most vulnerable Medicare patients.

Rick has 29 years of experience managing all aspects of the operations and marketing of senior living and health care facilities. He began his career in 1985 with Erickson Retirement Communities, which grew to be a $1.5 billion management and development company. His positions with Erickson included serving as President of its Health & Operations Division and as CEO of the company. Under his leadership, Erickson’s 11,000 employees served 23,000 residents at 19 communities in 10 states.

While growing the operation’s organization to include Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Home Health Care, Home Support Care, Rick also led the Erickson Health Medical Group physicians practice and managed the highly successful Erickson Medicare Advantage Health Plan.  Additionally, Rick led the creation of the Erickson Way culture, staff development and HR practices that resulted in Erickson being recognized nationally as a Fortune Magazine Top 100 Employer in 2008 and 2009. Rick holds an MBA in Finance from Loyola University Maryland and a B.S. from Bucknell University.

Scott Potter, Secretary/Treasurer

Scott Potter is Secretary/Treasurer of PPHP and the CFO of Mid-Atlantic Health Care. As Mid-Atlantic’s CFO, he created a management company that grew from initially overseeing the operations of two nursing homes to oversight for more than 17 long-term care facilities. In this role, he was responsible for all financial matters of the management company, long term care facilities and associated real estate entities.

Prior to joining Mid-Atlantic in 2005, Scott worked as Director of Financial Services at Ruxton Healthcare and at Lorien Health Systems as Chief Financial Officer, where he oversaw the finances of seven nursing homes/assisted living facilities. His previous positions include working as an Audit Supervisor at KPMG and as an Audit Manager at the Resnick Group. A CPA, Scott holds a B.S. degree from Towson University.

Alan Kimmel, MD

Dr. Kimmel is the Chief Medical Officer of PPHP and the Chief Medical Officer at Mid-Atlantic Health Care. His other positions include serving as the Medical Director and Lymphologist at the Greater Baltimore Center for Rehabilitation Medicine and as an attending physician at the Wound Care Center and the Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC).

Dr. Kimmel formerly held positions as Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, at GBMC; President & Medical Director – Comprehensive Medical Evaluations at Union Memorial Hospital; Chief Medical Information Officer, Executive Vice President at; Managed Care Medical Director – Genesis Health Ventures; Chief Medical Officer & Executive Vice President for Medical Policy and Practice at Doctors Health, Inc., and Chairman of Baltimore Medical Group.


Provider Partner Health Plans are HMO-SNPs with Medicare contracts. Enrollment in Provider Partner Health Plans depends on contract renewal. Y0135_PPHPWEB_2023