WASHINGTON, October 6 (TNSOps) – American health insurance plans issued the following press release:
AHIP congratulates Karen S. Lynch, CEO of CVS Health, and Gail Boudreaux, President and CEO of Anthem, after being named one of Fortune’s Most Influential Business Women in 2021. This list reflects a growing and diverse list of women leaders in some of the country’s most powerful companies. Mrs. Lynch claimed the distinguished honor of first place on the list.
“Every American deserves access to affordable, high-quality health coverage, and health insurance providers are there for them,” said Matt Eyes, President and CEO of AHIP. “This recognition reflects the strong leadership of Karen and Gail and their tireless efforts to find new and innovative ways to improve the health and financial stability of the people and communities they serve.
As noted in the accompanying article, Lynch “has guided CVS in its essential role of administering COVID-19 tests and vaccines” and “has a bold new plan to turn CVS into” a new gateway for access to health care “, converting hundreds of locations from retail to primary care providers.