USC Price School of Public Policy

Michael Adam Uranga

Uranga, M WEB 024

President and CEO
Companion Management Group, LLC

Michael Uranga is President and Chief Executive Officer of Companion Management Group, LLC. Since 1987 he has dedicated himself to the health care delivery field with a specific emphasis on post-acute and acute care alternative delivery models. During the last twenty-one years he developed and currently operates a fully integrated post-acute care continuum focused on the successful combination of inpatient and outpatient delivery models. Currently he owns and operates a 99 bed sub-acute skilled nursing facility, as well as palliative/hospice and home health agencies servicing Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura and Maricopa County in Arizona, a pharmacy benefits management firm, a medication therapy management firm, and a private duty assisted care agency.

Michael has served on the Provider Advisory Committee for the CalOptima Health System since 1996. CalOptima provides for the total health needs of over 300,000 MediCal recipients in Orange County. Michael previously served as President of the Board of Directors for the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association and was a previous Board Member of the California Association of Health Facilities.

Michael founded the Southern California Hospice Foundation, a Non-Profit 501c(3) Corporation, in 2002 whose Mission is to deliver a breadth of resources to caregivers, families and patients who are confronting the final stages of life

Michael received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Healthcare Administration degrees from the University of Southern California and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Administrators and is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator.