Carmen Deguzman Sessoms, FHFMA

Carmen Deguzman Sessoms is Associate Vice President of Product Management, focusing on the RelayAssurance solution suite. With over 20 years of progressive strategic leadership and healthcare experience in product management, business development, strategic planning and consulting, she has worked with all organizational levels in the ambulatory and acute care markets for patient access and reimbursement.

Prior to joining Change Healthcare, Carmen was the regional vice president of operations for an outsourcing firm, where she led the eligibility side of the business and was instrumental in many process improvements that brought efficiencies to the company, its provider customers and their patients. Additionally, she has 10 years’ previous experience with McKesson in Product Management roles in which she directed projects related to the design and development of revenue cycle solutions, including initiatives with internal and external partners.

Carmen is a past president of the Georgia HFMA chapter, a recipient of HFMA’s Medal of Honor, and holds the designations of CHFP (Certified Healthcare Financial Professional) and FHFMA (Fellow in HFMA).

Carmen received her undergraduate degree and MBA from Mercer University.