School of Community Health Sciences

Scott Hillegass
’95 BS Health Care Administration

Scott Hillegass is the president and CEO of Fundamental Clinical and Operational Services LLC, where he is responsible for the clinical, financial and operational budgets.

Hillegass has amassed more than 20 years of diverse industry experience ranging from hands-on patient care to fiscal management, operations, and numerous other areas. He spent nine years with Integrated Health Services, Inc. where he was administrator of a 118-bed acute care facility and was instrumental in negotiating major HMO contracts resulting in $45 million in annual revenue.

He has also served as vice president for state healthcare advocacy group Nevada Healthcare Administration, where he influenced policy change and the conversion of the Medicare Reimbursement system in Nevada. Hillegass has remained actively involved with UNLV’s Department of Health Care Administration and Policy (HCAP) and has helped secure undergraduate practicum placements and graduate student internships; he also sits on the HCAP advisory board.