Arkansas: Governor Appoints New Medicaid Inspector General

Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) announced that Elizabeth Smith will replace the current Medicaid Inspector General, Jay Shue, who recently resigned. Smith currently serves as the Governor's chief legal counsel.

Nevada: Insurance Commissioner Resigns

Scott J. Kipper, Commissioner of the Department of Insurance, announced his resignation effective July 2nd. The Department of Insurance did not provide details on when a replacement would be named.

Pennsylvania: New Insurance Commissioner Confirmed by Senate

The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously confirmed Teresa Miller as the state’s insurance commissioner. Miller was appointed as acting commissioner by Governor Tom Wolf (D), and has been serving in the position since the Governor’s inauguration on January 20th. Before taking on this role, Miller served in the Oregon Insurance Division and as key staff in CMS’s Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), implementing many of the private market reforms established under the Affordable Care Act.