LEWISTON, Maine — Kevin Lewis, CEO of Maine Community Health Options, recently announced that Sharon Ware has joined the organization as benefits consultant.
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, 2013. Organized as a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan, MCHO’s mission is to provide high-quality benefits that promote health and well-being.
Prior to joining MCHO, Ware worked for 22 years at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maine. She served in a variety of roles, ranging from claims and member services to marketing and account management. Most recently, Ware worked as an account executive at Martin’s Point Health Care. The responsibilities of her new benefits consultant position will include explaining the features and advantages of MCHO plans to individuals and small businesses.
Ware received her bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a marketing concentration, from the University of Maine. She has a license in Maine Health and Life Insurance. Ware lives in Scarborough with her children.
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, visit www.maineoptions.org.