Full Name
Rosa Novo
Job Title
Administrative Benefits Director
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Speaker Bio
Rosa Novo is the Administrative Benefits Director of Miami-Dade County Public Schools where for 36 years she has been creating strategic health solutions, negotiating, and contracting and implanted the District’s Wellness Program “Well Way” for the fourth largest school district in the nation.

Mrs. Novo received her Bachelor of Science in Health Service Administration from Barry University. She has been a member of the Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value since 2008 and is Board Chair. She has been an Advisory Board Member of the Florida School Retiree Benefits Consortium, serves on the District’s Wellness Committee, is a member of the Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Committee & Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade, member of Cigna’s Health Disparity Advisory Council, and a member of the National Alliance’s National Purchaser Leadership Council.

Mrs. Novo is responsible for the administration of the district’s self-insured healthcare plan, the second largest expenditure in the district. The annual cost of offering healthcare coverage to 68,000 covered lives is $426 million. She is passionate about providing the best services to the members she represents while assuring financial stability, increasing awareness on mental health, and changing service delivery to assure better outcomes at lower costs, with improved quality.
Rosa Novo