LEWISTON, Maine — Kevin Lewis, CEO of Maine Community Health Options, recently announced that Jeremy Lestage has joined the organization as coordinator/analyst.
MCHO is a nonprofit organization that will provide affordable health insurance to Maine people and small businesses beginning in January 2014. The enrollment start date for the plan is Oct. 1. Organized as a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan, MCHO’s mission is to provide high-quality benefits that promote health and well-being.
In his new role, Lestage will coordinate projects, create document filings and conduct analyses and research to support plan development and respond to needs within respective organizations.
Prior to joining MCHO, Lestage spent six years at B & M Baked Beans working in quality assurance. He has experience with regulation, document control and data analysis. Lestage obtained his Master’s degree in public policy and management from the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine. He has worked as a committee clerk in the Maine State Legislature for three legislative sessions.
Lestage grew up in Westbrook and currently resides in Gorham with his wife.
Maine Community Health Options is a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan created with the support of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. MCHO is a private, nonprofit entity governed by a customer-based Board of Directors, which gives members a strong voice in the policy direction and further development of the plan. For more information on MCHO please visit www.maineoptions.org.