Senior Vice President,
Provider Network Management
As senior vice president, Provider Network Management, Christine Harder leads HAP’s work to engage, support and grow its health care provider network to drive value for HAP members and providers. Christine was instrumental in overseeing HAP’S comprehensive provider network expansion, which offers HAP members more choices in more locations across Michigan than ever before.
Christine is a seasoned health care industry professional with nearly 30 years of combined experience at HAP and its parent company Henry Ford Health. She held leadership roles at Henry Ford in Revenue Cycle Management for more than 20 years before joining HAP in 2015 as vice president, Enrollment, Billing and Payment Operations and subsequently becoming vice president of Provider Operations. Christine was named to her current position in 2022.
Her in-depth knowledge of both the payer and provider sides of the industry ensures that HAP’s health-care provider partners are represented at the highest levels of the organization.
She was drawn to HAP because of its very intentional patient and provider-centric focus.
Christine loves traveling with her husband. They are avid cruisers and have acquired passport stamps from across Europe and the Mediterranean, immersing themselves in the culture. In her spare time she enjoys walking and hiking with her dog and husband – enjoying Northern Michigan’s four beautiful seasons, as well as cheering on the Wolverines at “The Big House”.
Christine holds a Master of Science Administration degree in Health Care Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management from Walsh College.