Molina Healthcare Names New President For California

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) announced today that Richard Chambers has been named president of its subsidiary, Molina Healthcare of California. Former president of Molina Healthcare of California, Lisa Rubino, was recently promoted to senior vice president of the Western Region for Molina Healthcare.

As the new president of Molina Healthcare of California, Chambers is responsible for the health plan’s operations, strategic expansion and financial results. With more than 35 years of experience in the health care industry, Chambers spent more than 27 of these years working with the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Prior to joining Molina, Chambers was the chief executive officer for CalOptima, a county organized health system providing publicly-funded health coverage programs for low-income families, children, seniors and persons with disabilities in Orange County, CA.

"Richards's extensive knowledge and experience in managed care combined with his unwavering commitment to Medicaid and Medicare programs and to assisting vulnerable populations prepare him well for the opportunities ahead," said Lisa Rubino, senior vice president of the Western Region for Molina Healthcare. "We are excited to have him on our team and look forward to his contributions in growing our California health plan."

Chambers currently serves as a commissioner on the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), and a member of the Congressional Budget Office Panel of Health Advisers—two high-level groups that advise Congress on health care policy matters. He also serves on the California Olmstead Advisory Committee, the California Department of Health Care Services Stakeholder Advisory Committee for the Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver Project, and is the immediate past chair of the Health Funders Partnership of Orange County. Chambers received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia.

About Molina Healthcare

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: MOH), a FORTUNE 500 company, provides quality and cost-effective Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. Our licensed health plans in California, Florida, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin currently serve approximately 1.8 million members, and our subsidiary, Molina Medicaid Solutions, provides business processing and information technology administrative services to Medicaid agencies in Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey, and West Virginia, and drug rebate administration services in Florida. More information about Molina Healthcare is available at www.molinahealthcare.com.

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