Colorado: Exchange Votes to Appoint Kevin Patterson Permanent CEO

The Connect for Health Colorado Board voted to make Kevin Patterson the Exchange's permanent CEO, having served as the interim CEO since April. Following a two-week public comment period, the Colorado Health Insurance Exchange Oversight Committee, which consists of five State senators and five State representatives, must approve Mr. Patterson's nomination.

Missouri: Acting Director of Department of Health and Senior Services Appointed

Governor Jay Nixon (D) appointed Peter Lyskowski Acting Director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, following previous Director Gail Vasterling's move to General Counsel at the Department of Mental Health. Lyskowski will serve as Acting Director of the department until a permanent director is named.