Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration (BISHCA) Commissioner Steve Kimbell today announced the appointment of Georgia John Maheras as Deputy Commissioner of Health Care Administration. The Health Care Administration is responsible for oversight of health insurance companies in Vermont, the Hospital budget review process and hospital capital expenditures through the Certificate of Need (CON) process.
Ms. Maheras will assume the position effective August 29.
Ms. Maheras brings to BISHCA a diverse background in health care, having worked both for a major managed care company in Massachusetts and a variety of policy and advocacy organizations. An attorney, she has served as a health care advocate for Boston-based organizations including Health Care for All and Health Law Advocates, where she engaged in litigation, policy development and legislative advocacy.