Navigation Links
Ohio Association of Health Plans Announces New Officers
Date:4/1/2008

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Association of Health Plans (OAHP), the statewide trade association of companies providing health care benefits to more than six million Ohioans, announced the election of new officers this week.

Kathleen Crampton of New Albany, Ohio, will serve as chair of OAHP. Crampton is the Chair of the Board of Buckeye Community Health Plan, a 127,000-member managed care plan serving the Ohio CFC Medicaid program in the Northwest and East Central regions of Ohio, and the ABD Medicaid program in the Northwest, East Central, Southwest, and Northeast regions of Ohio. Kathleen has more than 20 years experience in health care administration and managed care, with experience ranging from hospital administration to sales and marketing.

Crampton takes the reigns as chair of the association following the leadership of Bill Epling, Chief Executive Officer, WellCare, who served as the chair of OAHP for 11 years.

"OAHP is grateful for Bill's dedication to the health plan industry during this time as chair," said Crampton. "His vision and dedication to ensuring that Ohio's health plans have a seat at the table in critical discussions about health care will have a positive impact for many years to come."

Other newly elected OAHP officers include:

Fred Hyser of Westerville, Ohio, will serve as OAHP's vice chair. Hyser is currently Director, National Accounts for Aetna, where he has served in the capacities of six different offices for the organization since joining it more than 35 years ago. Aetna is one of the nation's leaders in health care, dental, pharmacy, group life, and disability insurance, and employee benefits, with nearly 17 million medical health plan participants nationwide.

Lisa Bateson of Dublin, Ohio, will serve as treasurer for OAHP. Bateson, is Staff Vice President State Affairs for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, a subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), the largest health benefits company in terms of commercial membership in the United States. Bateson has been with Anthem for seventeen years.

"Health plans are a vital contributor to Ohio's health care industry," said Kelly McGivern, OAHP President and CEO. "These companies are the source of more than 13,000 Ohio jobs, they create and implement numerous initiatives to improve the health of Ohioans and the efficiency of providing health care services, and they are valuable participants in the debate about health care reform. Our new officers will be leading this organization at a time when critical decisions will be made about the future of health care in Ohio - including working with the state to find solutions for the uninsured - and there is no doubt that these leaders are up to the task."

The mission of the OAHP is to promote and advocate quality health care and access to a variety of affordable health care benefits for all Ohioans. http://www.oahp.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE Ohio Association of Health Plans
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Retail Industry Leaders Association Files Amicus in California Health Care Litigation
2. Jiffy Lube(R) Raises $1 Million for American Heart Associations Go Red For Women(TM) Movement to Fight Heart Disease
3. American Heart Association Teams Up With the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating
4. American Association for Dental Research holds 37th annual meeting
5. California Association of Health Plans & California Medical Association Foundation Team Up to Combat Obesity
6. Indoor Tanning Association Launches Campaign Attacking Melanoma Hype
7. Shanghai Disinfection Association and Linkwell Corporation Co-Establish the Shanghai Disinfection Association Laboratory Center
8. Morgan Fairchild Joins Neurologists, Emergency Physicians and the American Stroke Association to Educate the Public About Stroke Symptoms
9. Watch Your Mouth: Michigan Association of Endodontists Offers Four Part Series on Keeping Your Teeth Healthy
10. Video: Could You Be At Risk? American Diabetes Association Sounds the Alert on March 25th - ADAs 20th Annual American Diabetes Alert(R) Day
11. New Lung Association Study Shows $142 Billion Benefit of Converting to Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2030
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... , ... Coast Dental Fort Stewart is celebrating its grand opening with an ... Furniture Mall at 112 Vilseck Road in Fort Stewart. There will be refreshments, giveaways, ... have the opportunity to meet general dentists Thomas Richards, DDS, and Josh Faulk, DMD, ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... ... Spine Team Texas, a comprehensive spine physician group specializing in the treatment of ... invited to be a featured speaker at the Texas Society of the American College ... , Dr. R. Scott McPherson, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, will speak ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Mobility Designed is redefining mobility ... the armpits, the M+D Crutch evenly distributes body weight from the elbow to the ... when using the crutches than with other crutches. , Co-founders Max and Liliana Younger ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... The ... (CCA), is pleased to announce the launch of the GFCP Scoop ... and more. The purpose of the GFCP Scoop site is to ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 29, 2016 , ... Dr. Robert Mondavi, one of the dentists in ... is a fast-growing field as more patients are discovering the many different ways they ... the options currently available to them and which ones might work for their smiles. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/29/2016)... , April 29, 2016 ... Review, H1 2016" market research report that provides ... with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment ... of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with ... It also reviews key players involved in the ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... , April 29, 2016 ... life science laboratory due to the growing demands for ... advance technology, contemporary automated systems are already adept of ... by slow, tedious and manual labor. Instrumentation continues to ... not even conceivable just a few years ago. Originally ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... April 28, 2016  Marking its one year ... and ovarian cancer risk test, Color Genomics ... genes that highly impact the most common hereditary ... the Color Test analyzes hereditary cancer risks for ... uterine cancers. The Color Test is physician ordered ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: