Current Employment

Jennifer Helbock is currently the Vice President of Network Management-Southern California for UnitedHealthcare responsible for leading a team developing market strategy, network development and contracting associated with physician, hospital, ancillary and other health care providers. Jennifer has been with UnitedHealthcare for the past 10 years developing new products and strategy in the market for all lines of business (Commercial, Medicare Advantage and MediCal).

Previous Experience

Jennifer is a healthcare professional with 30 years’ experience in various roles representing physicians, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and health insurance companies.  She has been at the forefront of healthcare in California and the West Region states for all her career. Jennifer enjoys being a part of the dynamic and evolving aspects of the health care industry and seeks to make a difference in improving healthcare for everyone.


Jennifer completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Public Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Administration in 1993 and Master’s in health administration from USC in 1996. 

WHA Participation

Jennifer has been a WHA member since 2021 and is a new WHA Board member beginning in 2022.