LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health has announced appointments to two newly created leadership positions.
Steven R. Baratta will serve as chief managed care and business development officer and Nathan G. Stephens as chief compliance officer.
Baratta, an Illinois native who grew up in California, earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Advertising and a master’s degree in Health Care Administration, both from San Jose State University in San Jose, Calif.
Before joining Southeastern Health, he served as assistant vice president of Alternative Payment and Clinical Integration for Health Management Associates in Naples, Fla. He has more than 27 years of hospital system, health plan and physician group operations experience.
Baratta and his wife, Brenda, live in Lumberton and have two sons.
Stephens, a Pennsylvania native, earned an undergraduate degree from Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pa., and a law degree from Temple University in Philadelphia.
His previous work experience includes serving as a consultant for Sunshine Act compliance for GlaxoSmithKline and Medicare contractor for MAXIMUS Federal Services and Executive Health Resources.
Stephens and his wife, Janelle, have two children and plan move to the area soon.