Molina Healthcare Names New President for Utah
SALT LAKE CITY -- January 28, 2013
Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) recently announced that Chad Westover has
been named president of its subsidiary, Molina Healthcare of Utah. Former
president of Molina Healthcare of Utah, Paul Muench, was recently promoted to
corporate vice president of claims for Molina Healthcare.
"Chad’s proven track record in managed care and experience with Medicaid
programs in Utah prepares him well for the opportunities ahead," said Glen
Bogner, regional vice president for Molina Healthcare. "We are excited to have
him on our team and look forward to his contributions in growing our Utah
As the new president, Westover is responsible for the health plan operations
in Utah, as well as the implementation and execution of various strategic
initiatives. He is also responsible for the plan’s financial efficiency,
regulatory compliance and NCQA excellence. He previously held executive-level
positions for nearly a decade at Anthem/WellPoint, most recently as vice
president of state-sponsored business. Westover was also Utah’s first director
of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and was responsible for
health insurance access initiatives for the Utah Department of Health. In
addition, Westover was the founder and chair of the National Alliance for
State CHIP Directors. Westover received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of
Public Administration degrees from Brigham Young University.
About Molina Healthcare
Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: MOH), a FORTUNE 500 company, provides quality
and cost-effective Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of
low-income families and individuals and to assist state agencies in their
administration of the Medicaid program. Our licensed health plans in
California, Florida, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Washington, and
Wisconsin currently serve approximately 1.8 million members, and our
subsidiary, Molina Medicaid Solutions, provides business processing and
information technology administrative services to Medicaid agencies in Idaho,
Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey, and West Virginia, and drug rebate
administration services in Florida. More information about Molina Healthcare
is available at www.molinahealthcare.com.
Molina Healthcare, Inc.
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