Joseph Lapinski

Vice President
Managed Care
Sisters of Charity Health System

Joseph A. Lapinski is vice president of managed care at the Sisters of Charity Health System.

In this role, which he has served since 2010, he is responsible for leading efforts to negotiate, execute and administer managed care agreements with third-party payers for the health system’s hospitals and associated physicians.

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Lapinski previously served as vice president of managed care and market outreach for Mercy Medical Center, where he was instrumental in the development of the hospital's department of managed care and market outreach. He led the hospital’s initiative to expand Ohio Health Choice in Canton and supported Mercy Medical Center‘s market share growth in the Canton market. He was responsible for developing Mercy's Managed Care strategy and insuring contract compliance in support of Mercy's strategic plan.  

Lapinski began his managed care career at Community Mutual Insurance Company in 1985. He then worked as reimbursement manager at Akron General Medical Center from 1986 to 1995. In 1995, he joined Mercy Medical Center where he had various responsibilities, including billing, reimbursement monitoring and collections, revenue cycle and managed care contract administration.

Lipinski received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Youngstown State University, and earned his MBA from Ashland University, where he was a member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society. He also served as a military policeman for seven years in the Ohio Army National Guard.


Cleveland, OH 44115

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