Kentucky: Governor Names New Medicaid Commissioner
Stephen Miller has been named the State's Department of Medicaid Commissioner, filling the position previously held by Lisa Lee. Prior to this appointment, Miller served as the Vice President of Finance at the Kentucky Hospital Association for 24 years. The new commissioner will be an integral player in efforts to redesign Kentucky's Medicaid program and transition to an alternative Medicaid expansion model.
New Hampshire: Executive Council Appoints New DHHS Commissioner
Jeffrey Meyers, acting New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner, was confirmed by an executive council to permanently assume the commissioner position. Meyers was nominated for the position by Governor Maggie Hassan (D) at the end of last year, having previously served as the Department's Director of Intergovernmental Affairs. He succeeds Nicholas Toumpas, who has served as commissioner since 2008.