Dr. Rifaat has served as the Chief Executive Officer at Vatica Health since February 2014 and is responsible for all company activities.
He has more than 25 years of experience in the health care industry and has consistently demonstrated high performance in compliance, quality, and profitability in the businesses he has managed. Dr. Rifaat was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Windsor Health Group, a Medicare Advantage and Supplement insurance carrier based in Nashville, TN, with over 300,000 covered members; the company was sold to WellCare in 2013. He also served on the Board of Directors of Outcomes Health Information Solutions, where he previously served as the Chief Operating Officer. Outcomes Health was a privately held business in Alpharetta, GA, offering medical record retrieval and clinical abstraction services for risk adjustment revenue and managed care quality ratings; the company was sold to Altegra in 2014. Dr. Rifaat has also served as the SVP, Eastern Region for Coventry Health Care where he managed seven health plans serving more than 1.5 million Commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid members in 11 states. He has also held senior executive positions at Humana, Inc., where he served a Regional CEO for Illinois and the Southeast Region and the Market President for Louisiana.
Dr. Rifaat is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Harvard University, where he was an All-American player on the national championship rugby team.