Veteran New York Health Care Leader Jack Stephenson Named Plan President of Molina Healthcare of New York


NEW YORK CITY, Nov. 9, 2021 – Molina Healthcare (“Molina”) today announced the appointment of Jack Stephenson as plan president of Molina Healthcare of New York. Stephenson will lead Molina Healthcare of New York in a period of significant growth with its acquisitions of YourCare, Senior Whole Health, and Affinity since 2019.

Stephenson brings 25 years of experience in the health care industry, including work for both payers and providers. He has dedicated much of his career to serving Medicare and Medicaid members across New York, most recently as vice president of payer strategy and contracting at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. Prior to HSS, Stephenson spent over 10 years in various roles at health insurance provider Anthem, where he was president of New York Medicaid plan Empire BCBS HealthPlus.

“Over the past few years, Molina’s footprint in New York has grown – all while continuing to provide high-quality care to both our new and existing members,” said Marc Russo, executive vice president of health plans for Molina Healthcare. “Jack’s decades of experience managing growing teams on both the payer and provider side of health care will ensure that the Molina standard of quality care is provided to all of the diverse members and communities we serve in New York.”

About Molina Healthcare:
Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, provides managed healthcare services under the Medicaid and Medicare programs and through the state insurance marketplaces. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare served approximately 4.8 million members as of September 30, 2021.