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Three New Members Elected to AHIP Board of Directors

November 13, 2018

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2018--America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) announced that three new members have been elected to the AHIP Board of Directors, effective November 13, 2018:

Michael Carson, President and CEO, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Craig E. Samitt, MD, President and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Michael Schrader, CEO, CalOptima

These new members join other esteemed colleagues serving on AHIP’s Board, listed here.

“I am honored to work with many of the most respected leaders in health care, who are committed to improving affordability, access, simplicity, and value for every American,” said Matt Eyles, AHIP President and CEO. “Together, we will continue to promote solutions that break down barriers and ensure people get the care they need, when they need it, at a cost they can afford.”

The AHIP Board will be led in 2019 by David Cordani, President and CEO of Cigna Corporation. Cordani succeeds Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente.

“Bernard’s visionary approach to health care, which puts consumers first, has been fundamental in driving our policies, our strategies, and our long-term vision,” Eyles said. “I am grateful to Bernard for his leadership, and I look forward to continuing this work with David, who shares this deep passion for consumer-centric transformation.”

About AHIP

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is the national trade association representing the health insurance community. AHIP’s members provide health and supplemental benefits to millions of Americans through employer-provided coverage, the individual insurance market, and public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. AHIP advocates for solutions that expand access to affordable health care coverage to all Americans through a competitive marketplace that fosters choice, quality, and innovation. Visit www.ahip.org for more information.

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CONTACT: Kristine Grow

202-778-3227

kgrow@ahip.org

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH OTHER HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

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