DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Veteran health care executive Mark E. Iorio has assumed the role of Market Vice President for Humana Inc.’s (NYSE: HUM) Medicare division in the Central West Region, which includes Colorado and New Mexico.
In this role, Iorio is responsible for operational oversight of Humana’s Medicare HMO and PPO health plans, Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare supplement policies, and private fee-for-service health plans offered to people eligible for Medicare in the Central West Region. Humana has approximately 100,000 Medicare members in the Central West Region.
Iorio has almost three decades of experience in the health care field. Since 1996, he has served in a variety of executive positions with health care companies in Colorado, most recently as vice president of Market Expansion in Colorado for Kaiser Permanente Foundation Health Plan. He previously was the chief executive officer and executive vice president of Colorado Springs Health Partners from 1999 to 2007 and also served as the vice president of operations and chief operating officer.
“Humana’s Medicare operations in Colorado and New Mexico have been growing over the last several years,” said Gary Goldstein, M.D., Regional CEO of Humana’s Central Division. “Mark’s experience makes him the perfect executive for this position. His strong ties in the region and his proven leadership skills will be instrumental to our success as we continue to expand and offer our seniors community plans that meet their needs.”
Iorio holds a master’s degree in health services administration from Sage College and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the State University of New York. He also participated in an Executive Leadership Program at the Harvard University Business School.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health-care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.
More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site at www.humana.com, including copies of:
Humana Corporate Communications
Ross McLerran, 210-325-9904
Source: Humana Inc.