LEWISTON, Maine – Kevin Lewis, CEO of Maine Community Health Options, recently announced that Will Kilbreth has joined the organization as chief information officer.
MCHO is a nonprofit 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, 2013. Organized as a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP), MCHO’s mission is to provide high-quality benefits that promote health and well-being.
Kilbreth has more than 19 years of experience in the healthcare, technology, and finance industries. Prior to joining MCHO, he served as deputy director for Maine’s Dirigo Health Agency, overseeing technical and financial operations. He concurrently served as acting deputy director for the Maine Health Data Organization, the state’s all payer claims database.
In his new role, Kilbreth is responsible for leading and developing the strategy, techniques, standards and support model for MCHO’s information technology systems. In past roles he has focused on the delivery of business systems and analytics for local and international clients, including MaineSense, Bowdoin, Reuters, AT&T, and British Telecom.
More information about Maine Community Health Options can be found at www.maineoptions.org. For more information about CO-OPs, visit http://www.healthcare.gov/law/features/choices/co-op/index.html.
Maine Community Health Options is a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) created through a program of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). MCHO is a private, nonprofit entity governed by a customer-based Board of Directors, which gives enrollees a strong voice in the management and development of the plan. For more information on MCHO please visit www.maineoptions.org.