Dayton, Ohio Oct. 17, 2018) – CareSource, a nonprofit, multistate, multiproduct health plan announced Jeff Myers has joined its leadership staff as Executive Vice President, Strategic and External Relations. Myers, an accomplished executive with experience leading high-profile initiatives, will focus on strategy and business development in order to drive new opportunities and partnerships for the company. He will also provide strategic leadership over regulatory and government affairs.
“As we build out CareSource’s strategic plan for the future, Jeff’s leadership will help us to continue to grow and expand our mission. He has had a stellar career in Washington, D.C. and brings a broad background in strategic governmental relations in addition to a demonstrated passion for advocating for the needs of our members,” said Erhardt Preitauer, President and CEO, CareSource.
Myers is adept in health care administration and has extensive experience in provider, payer and life-sciences health care environments. Most recently, Myers served as Chief Executive Officer and President at the Medicaid Health Plans of America, a national trade organization focused on Medicaid health plans. Before that, he served as Senior Vice President, Policy and Government Relations at the American Health Care Association. He has also held a number of government affairs and public policy positions in the pharmaceutical and nursing home industries.
Myers earned a Bachelor of Arts in international relations and psychology from Rhodes College in Tennessee and an MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.
CareSource is an industry leader and a nationally respected nonprofit for influencing health care policy and advocating for members. Myers joins the organization at a time of steady growth, innovation and impact.
CareSource is a nonprofit, multistate, multiproduct health plan recognized as a national leader in managed care. Founded in 1989, CareSource administers one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care plans and offers a lifetime of access to care through health insurance, including Medicaid, Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare Advantage and dual-eligible programs.
Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, CareSource serves nearly 2 million members in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and is transforming health care with industry-leading programs that improve the health and well-being of our members.