Gavin Ward is the Regional Director of Strategy and Partnerships for 24 Hour Home Care, an award-winning privately held, licensed homecare organization with 16 locations throughout California, Arizona, and Texas that has been recognized by Fortune Magazine as the #4 Top Paces to Work in Aging Nationally. Gavin’s recent efforts have led to some of California’s first partnerships between a non-medical homecare provider and Medicare Advantage Plans as MA Plans, beginning in 2019, can provide non-medical homecare as a benefit. He is a continuing education instructor for RNs, LCSWs, and Certified Case Managers. He co-hosts PopHealth Podcast, a bi-weekly show that interviews leaders from healthcare organizations like The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, Providence Health and Services, California Department of Insurance (Dave Jones), Kaiser Permanente, UCLA Health, Case Management Society of America, and the California Department of Social Services’ newly formed Home Care Services Bureau. Gavin is Bundled Payment Certified and a Readmissions Fellow.