LEWISTON, Maine — Kevin Lewis, CEO of Maine Community Health Options (MCHO), recently announced that Scott Taggersell has joined the organization as director, business development. MCHO is a not-for-profit 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 October 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 wellbeing.
Taggersell has extensive leadership experience in marketing, sales, strategic planning, communications and client relations in an array of healthcare provider and payer settings. Before joining MCHO he worked as director of sales and marketing at NorDx for nearly 14 years. He has experience serving as vice president of marketing and managed care at Jackson Brook Institute. Taggersell has also served as director, large group sales and marketing at United Healthcare and senior benefits consultant at Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Taggersell earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in business management from Springfield College and a master’s in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of New Haven. He lives in Kennebunk, Maine, with his wife, their three children, and their dog, Gus.
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.
For more information, contact:
Kevin Lewis | 207-402-3330