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Marilyn Tavenner has been named president and CEO of AHIP

Jul 29, 2015

Marilyn Tavenner (MHA ’89) has been named president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP).  Ms. Tavenner has held positions in both the public and private sectors of healthcare in her extensive career. Starting as a nurse at HCA’s Johnston-Willis Hospital, she quickly rose in the ranks to become the hospital’s CEO. She became President of HCA’s Central Atlantic Division and was later appointed Group President of Outpatient Services. From 2006 to 2010, she served as Virginia’s Secretary of Health and Human Services. In her most recent position as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), she was involved in many aspects of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.