SCAN Health Plan Appoints Adrienne Morrell To Senior Vice President Of Public, Government And Community Affairs
Date Posted: 09/26/2018
LONG BEACH, Calif.—Sept. 26, 2018—SCAN Health Plan, a leading senior-focused organization with the mission of keeping seniors healthy and independent, today announced Adrienne Morrell as its senior vice president of public, government and community affairs. In her new role, Morrell will work to reinforce SCAN’s government and community relations, while working side-by-side with healthcare policymakers and trade associations to develop and advocate for legislation that positively impacts the livelihood, health and independence of the nation’s seniors.
Previously, Morrell served as the executive vice president of federal and external affairs at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), overseeing the company’s advocacy, government affairs and public policy activities. Before that, she spent over a decade at Health Net, Inc. as the vice president for government relations. Earlier experience includes positions in the legislative offices of Senator Olympia Snowe (Maine) and Congressman Harris Fawell (Illinois).
Morrell will work towards building SCAN Health Plan’s existing reach and reputation in Washington D.C., Sacramento and Long Beach, Calif.
“SCAN is recognized for its dedication to serving seniors and their caregivers, and we welcome recent changes in policy and regulations that support Medicare Advantage and underscore our mission. But there is still more to be done,” says SCAN Health Plan CEO Chris Wing. “Adrienne has a wealth of experience in healthcare policy and a personal commitment to our mission and vision. We look forward to seeing her continue her work with industry leaders and legislators to advocate for seniors’ health and independence.”
Morrell is based in Washington, D.C. Her first day is September 26.
About SCAN Health Plan
SCAN Health Plan is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, serving more than 195,000 members in California. Since its founding in 1977, SCAN has been a mission-driven organization dedicated to keeping seniors healthy and independent. Independence at Home, a SCAN community service, provides vitally needed services and support to seniors and their caregivers. SCAN also offers education programs, community funding, volunteer opportunities and other community services throughout our California service area. To learn more, visit scanhealthplan.com or facebook.com/scanhealthplan or follow us on twitter @scanhealthplan.