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AHIP Congratulates The 2020-2021 Class Of Certified Healthcare Insurance Executives (CHIE)

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Congratulations to this year’s graduating class of ELP and ELP-MD Fellows. The pandemic made its mark everywhere. It also demonstrated the class of 2020-2021’s resilience and ability to pivot to meet new challenges and opportunities. As ELP/ELP-MD graduates, they’re joining three decades of health care leaders and innovators.

Do you have what it takes to become an ELP or ELP-MD Fellow? Learn more about this career-defining experience.

Deborah Allen-Brown, MD
Market Chief Medical Officer
AmeriHealth Caritas
Peishan Ang
Vice President, Sales Enablement
Independent Blue Cross
Doug Bartel
Market Leader
Florida Blue
Rashmi Basapur
Vice President, Primary Care
Commonwealth Care Alliance
April Braman
Director of Large Group Account Management
Denee Choice, MD
Senior Medical Director and Senior Vice President, Medical Services
American Specialty Health
Timothy Collins
Director, Government Programs Operations
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Clarissa L. Cox
Vice President, Clinical Operations and Care Transformation
Tiffany Davis
DVP, Head of Medicaid Performance & Delivery
Health Care Service Corporation
Nealy Doss
Senior Manager
Ana Eberhard
Vice President, Member Experience
Kathleen Fish
Chief Actuary
MVP Healthcare
Kenneth Hayes
Executive CE Vice President, Health Plan Segment
NTT Data
Mysti Horwath
Institutional Account Leader
Merck & Co., Inc.
Jeff Johnson
Vice President, Business Architecture
Kaiser Permanente
Terri Kim
Anthem, Inc.
Kathleen Kozak, MD
Medical Director
University Health Alliance
Kerry Lawler
Director, Business Operations
Allways Health Partners
James B. Lengel
Director, Federal/GPO/Hospital/Pharmacy & Distribution Contracting
Merck & Co., Inc.
Craig Maddalena
Director, New Business Sales
Allways Health Partners
Kenneth Maiese, MD
Director, Medical Quality Health Care Management
Fidelis Care New York
Elana Margolis
Senior Director, State Government and Regulatory Affairs
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Cheryl McGurk
Director, Utilization Management
Independence Blue Cross
Kevin McKay
Director, Business Development
Commonwealth Care Alliance
Simrita Mehroke
Director, Provider Reimbursement and Medical Cost Programs
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
David Mika
Vice President, Enterprise Core Systems Operations
Independent Health
Mary L. Moewe
Informatics Data Management Strategy and Governance Manager
Cigna Corporation
Nancy Muldowney
Clinical Nurse Manager of Operations
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Andrea B. Oliver-Harris
Director, Quality Performance & Stars
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Traci Patacca
Senior Director, Business Performance & ACA Risk Adjustment Operations
Florida Blue
John Piatkowski, MD, MBA
Senior Medical Director, Physician Engagement
Kristie Putnam
Regional Market President
Texas Agilon Health
Tracy Reimer
Director of Corporate and Market Strategy
Allways Health Partners
Pat Schmitt
Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness and Chief Human Resources Officer
Gary Shearer
President & CEO
PHP of Northern Indian, Inc.
Paula Shepherd
Vice President, Benefit Operations
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Aaron Smith-McLallen
Director, Data Science and Health Care Analytics
Independence Blue Cross
Marcia Stein
Executive Director, National Medicaid
Kaiser Permanente
Laura Trunk, MD
Northwest Division-Care Decision Insights
Jennifer Zbytowski
Vice President of Program Development and Optimization
Health Alliance Plan