Marilyn Tavenner new president and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans

Marilyn Tavenner, the former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator, has been named the new president and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP).

In an announcement Wednesday, Tavenner, whose role is effective Aug. 24, tells the New York Times that "this is a great opportunity," and that "AHIP has a longstanding reputation as focused on consumers and consumer advocacy, and being a leader in the transformation of healthcare."