LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, has hired Douglas M. Stoss to fill the role of Vice President of Federal Affairs. Stoss will be responsible for leading Humana’s federal advocacy and engagement efforts, based in the company’s Washington D.C. office. He brings substantial public and private sector experience to the Fortune 100 health care company.
Stoss joins Humana from Bristol-Myers Squibb, where he served for five years as Director of Market Access Strategy, responsible for shaping the company’s strategy for public sector activities and guiding its execution across the enterprise.
Previously, Stoss spent four years (2005-2009) as Chief of Staff to three former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) administrators during the period when CMS launched the Medicare Prescription Drug Program (PDP), and significantly expanded the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. Humana has nearly 6.7 million members enrolled in its Medicare PDP and MA plans.
“Doug’s knowledge of Washington, health care and business operations, coupled with his ability to connect with people, will strengthen Humana’s efforts to make it easy for people to achieve their best health,” said Heidi Margulis, Humana’s Senior Vice President of Public Affairs. Stoss will report to Margulis.
Prior to his tenure at CMS, Stoss served in progressively responsible leadership positions for former U.S. Rep. John Shadegg (R-Arizona), including Chief of Staff. He also served as a legislative aide to U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine). Stoss began his career in regional sales for Ashland Chemical Co. in Arizona.
Stoss is starting with Humana this week. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Arizona.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health and well-being company focused on making it easy for people to achieve their best health with clinical excellence through coordinated care. The company’s strategy integrates care delivery, the member experience, and clinical and consumer insights to encourage engagement, behavior change, proactive clinical outreach and wellness for the millions of people Humana serves across the country.
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