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Three New Members Elected To AHIP Board Of Directors

posted by Kristine Grow

on November 13, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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.”