Diana Rappa-Kesser, RN, MSN, CCM
“Diana Rappa-Kesser, RN, MSN, CCM, CCP
A highly respected leader and visionary in her industry, Diana brings more than 25 years of clinical and managerial experience in both the hospital and health plan sectors. For the past 10 years, Rappa-Kesser was instrumental in building the Care Management division within a large Medicaid plan in the Northeast, which was recognized with national accreditation for its industry-leading strategic case and disease management. Rappa-Kesser’s leadership within the Care Management division resulted in the organization’s ability to move beyond episodic case management to complex case and population management, and to develop disease-specific care plans based on recognized clinical best practices that could be tailored for individual members. Diana was an integral member in the development of the nationally recognized “Lose to Win” Program which manages obesity in diabetics. In 2010, this highly successful program garnered the coveted URAC’s Gold Quality Award beating out 37 other innovative programs from across the United States.
Diana received BSN from Neumann University and her MSN from Widener University where she specialized in nursing administration. She holds a Certified Case Manager (CCM) and Chronic Care Professional (CCP) certifications. She is an inductee in Sigma Theta Tau’s International Honor Society of Nursing, Eta Beta Chapter.
Diana currently works for Health Options Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Inc. as Director of Care Coordination in Wilmington, Delaware.