TAHP

Led by a team of experienced health care policy experts,
the Texas Association of Health Plans (TAHP) is the statewide
trade association representing health insurers, Medicaid plans,
Medicare Advantage plans, and other related health care
entities operating in Texas.

For three decades, TAHP has been a leader on issues that improve the accessibility, value, and quality of health care in Texas. Learn how our plans help keep the state healthy.

TEAM

CEO

JAMIE DUDENSING, R.N., B.S.N., MPAff

jdudensing@tahp.org

(512) 651-3578

As an advocate for public and private health plans, Jamie is dedicated to improving access to quality health care for the uninsured and committed to enhancing consumer choice and the affordability of health insurance for all Texans.

Maggi McClanahan

Communications and Policy Advisor

maggi@tahp.org

Jason Baxter

Director of Government Relations

jbaxter@tahp.org

Camryn Burner

Director of Medicaid Operations

cburner@tahp.org

(512) 651-3579

Patti Doner

Director of Operations

pdoner@tahp.org

(512) 651-3570

BLAKE HUTSON

Director of Public Affairs

bhutson@tahp.org

ERIN JORDAN

Communications Associate

ejordan@tahp.org

Kevin Stewart

General Counsel

kstewart@tahp.org

Our Members

Board of

Directors

  • Allen Horne

    Aetna/CVS Health
  • Brian Beutner

    Harbor Health
  • Kelsey Letcher

    Molina Healthcare of Texas
  • Jennae Neustadt

    UnitedHealth Group
  • Craig Smith

    Driscoll Children’s Health Plan
  • David Gonzales

    Humana
  • Zane Chrisman

    USAble Mutual Insurance Company
  • Janel Lujan, LMSW

    El Paso First Health Plans, Inc.
  • Jason Neerman

    CareSource Bayou Health
  • Richard Skyba

    Moda Health
  • Jay Hurt

    Hermann Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Jeffry Ingrum

    Scott & White Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Victoria Mora

    Parkland Community Health Plan
  • Kandice K. Sanaie

    CIGNA/HealthSpring
  • Karen Love

    Cook Children’s Health Plan
  • Karen Cheng

    Superior HealthPlan/Centene
  • Michael Murphy

    Texas Children’s Health Plan
  • Kellie Rose

    AmeriHealth Caritas
  • Lisa Wright

    Community Health Choice
  • Sara Daugherty

    Seton Health Plan
  • Meredith Duncan

    Texicare
  • Pati McCandless

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Sharon Alvis

    Sendero Health Plans, Inc.
  • Robert Axelrod

    Oscar Texas
  • Fred Turner

    Curative Insurance Co
  • Theresa Scepanski

    Community First Health Plan
  • Wendy Zhao

    SCAN Health Plan

Executive

Committee

  • Lisa Wright

    President
  • Karen Cheng

    Vice President/President Elect
  • Craig Smith

    Secretary/Treasurer
  • Allen Horne

    Recent Past President
  • Kandice Sanaie

    At Large Member
  • Theresa Scepanski

    At Large Member
  • Pati McCandless

    At Large Member
  • Vacant

    At Large Member
  • Kelsey Letcher

    At Large Member
  • Sharon Alvis

    At Large Member

We want to hear

From you!