Georganne Chapin, President & CEO
Since Georganne Chapin assumed her post as President and Chief Executive Officer in 1989, Hudson Health Plan has become the premier provider of state-sponsored managed health care services, delivering comprehensive coverage to more than 115,000 low-income people in New York's Hudson Valley region.
Ms. Chapin earned her B.A. in Anthropology from Barnard College, and her M.A. and M.Phil. degrees in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University. In 2003, she received a J.D., cum laude, with certificates in Health Law and International Law from Pace University School of Law. Ms. Chapin also has taught at Pace as an adjunct professor of law; her courses include Health Care for the Disabled and Disadvantaged, and Bioethics and Medical Malpractice.
In 2004, Ms. Chapin's led the formation of the Hudson Center for Health Equity & Quality (Hudson Center). The Hudson Center’s role is to act as a voice on issues of health policy and the use of health information technology to streamline eligibility for public insurance, and to improve the services delivered under these programs. The Hudson Center also houses Intact America, a project for which Ms. Chapin serves as Executive Director.
Ms Chapin was featured on the cover of Managed Healthcare Executive in August, 2006. She serves on the editorial advisory board of Managed Care magazine.