Navigation Links
Metropolitan Health Plan Announces Senior Management Appointments
Date:6/16/2008

MINNEAPOLIS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Health Plan (MHP(R)), the HMO of Hennepin County, announced staffing changes related to the retirement of David Edwards, Chief Financial Officer and David R. Johnson, Executive Director.

David Johnson served MHP for 23 years and Hennepin County for over 35 years. During his tenure at MHP, the plan has grown from serving members of Minnesota Prepaid Medical Assistance, to a plan that offers 10 government sponsored plans to over 20,000 enrollees.

Sue Zuidema has been appointed the interim Executive Director of MHP. Ms. Zuidema has served in Hennepin County for 30 years in a variety of positions, including Director of the Community Health Department and most recently an Area Director in the Human Services and Public Health Department. She has a Master's Degree from the Humphrey Institute in health policy.

Cynthia MacDonald has been appointed as the MHP Chief Operating Officer. Prior to her promotion, Ms. MacDonald was the MHP Director of Government Programs. Ms. MacDonald has 25 years of experience in health care and an extensive background in Medicaid and Medicare as the Director of Government Programs with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and as the managed care contracting division manager at the Minnesota Department of Human Services. She also worked for several years at the American Association of Retired Persons in Washington, D.C. Ms. MacDonald holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The George Washington University and a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law.

Tim Schulz has been appointed interim Chief Financial Offer. Mr. Schulz has over 20 years experience working in the healthcare industry. Most recently he was the Vice President of Finance for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Treasurer for Blue Plus. Mr. Schulz is a CPA and has a Bachelors degree with an emphasis in accounting from the University of North Dakota and a Masters of Business Taxation degree from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.

Metropolitan Health Plan (MHP(R)) is a not-for-profit, state-certified Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) and an enterprise initiative of Hennepin County. MHP serves people enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs (Medical Assistance, General Assistance Medical Care, Minnesota Senior Health Options, Minnesota Senior Care Plus, and MinnesotaCare) in Anoka, Carver, Hennepin, Mower, Polk, and Scott counties. It also serves Medicare Advantage members in 22 Minnesota counties through four plan choices. MHP provides services to members through a network of providers and community clinics.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Metropolitan Health Plan
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Metropolitan Hosts Informational Meetings in Nassau County
2. A New Year, A New Opportunity: Metropolitan Community Church Leaders Urge Faith Leaders to Address HIV and Crystal Meth Use Among LGBT Youth
3. Doctor Diabetic Supply Awarded by Medicare to Provide Mail-Order Diabetic Testing Supplies in 10 Metropolitan Areas
4. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
5. UCLA researchers identify markers that may predict diabetes in still-healthy people
6. Air pollution linked to cardiovascular risk indices in healthy young adults
7. More proof needed of safety and quality of electronic personal health records
8. Health care incentive model offers collaborative approach
9. Loneliness is bad for your health
10. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
11. Green Tea May Brew Up Healthier Skin
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma community through a ... 250 members of South Florida’s philanthropic community at its 10th anniversary Fashion Luncheon ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... Middletown, PA (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... year’s event will be held in Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center. Almost ... they can see new therapy products in action, learn more about their chosen field ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... T.E.N., a technology and ... the ISE Southeast Awards 2016. Finalists and winners of the ISE® Awards for ... Forum and Awards Gala on March 15, 2016 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Every winter, someone is killed, injured or loses a home ... Center, part of the Allegheny Health Network, has partnered with Etna Volunteer Fire ... Need Space” campaign. , “Space Heaters Need Space” aims to bring awareness ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... The Jones Agency, a family owned insurance ... is launching a cooperative charity drive with the Tarrant Area Food Bank in the ... individuals and families in need, the Tarrant County Food Bank offers hope and security ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... Affairs leaders at pharmaceutical organizations are looking to either start or ... some companies have conducted a significant number of clinical trials in ... as India and China ... India are now requiring local clinical trials to win ... China and India are ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... , Feb. 12, 2016  Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... specialty ingredients, today announced that it will host a live ... ET to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2015 ... The press release detailing fourth quarter and full year results ... close. --> --> ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... VIEJO , Kalifornien, 12. Februar 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... mit der Aufnahme von Patienten für eine Studie ... von Aneurysmen („WEB") speziell für die Behandlung von ... Spelle , MD, Leiter der Neuroradiologie an der ... Frankreich, und Hauptprüfarzt der CLARYS-Studie hat den ersten ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: