CCHN-logo_RGB headerCarolina Complete Health Network, Inc. (CCHN), a company formed by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) to build and support a patient-focused, physician-led Medicaid health network, has named its Board of Directors and executive leadership.
Jeffrey W. Runge, MD, FACEP, serves as President and CEO and as a member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Runge has over 30 years as a board-certified emergency medicine physician, practicing in Charlotte until 2001. From 2001 to 2008, he was the chief executive of two Federal government agencies. Since that time, he has served as a consultant in public policy and business strategy for companies in the fields of biodefense, medical preparedness and road safety. He also is a member of the NCMS Board of Directors.
John J. Meier, IV, MD, MBA, serves as a Director. Dr. Meier is a practicing internist and pediatrician at Wake Internal Medicine Consultants in Raleigh. He serves as treasurer on the Board of Directors of WakeMed Key Community Care, an Accountable Care Organization that is part of the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Meier held positions of increasing responsibility in operations, manufacturing and finance at a Fortune 100 company. He was also the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Kieffer Paper Mills and Kieffer Pulp Mills. Dr. Meier also is a member of the NCMS Board of Directors.
John R. Mangum, MD, serves as a Director. Dr. Mangum practices family medicine at the Sanford Medical Group, where he has been a principal for 33 years. The Sanford Medical Group has been part of Pinehurst Medical Clinic since 2010. He is a past president of the NCMS (2011) and is the chair of the North Carolina delegation to the American Medical Association. Dr. Mangum has served on the Board of Directors of The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence since 2006, serving as chair 2011-2014.
Stephen W. Keene, MBA, JD, LLM, serves as CCHN’s Secretary-Treasurer. Mr. Keene is also the NCMS Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, with 28 years of experience in serving organized medicine in public policy and advocacy.
Vincent T. “Vince” Morgus, MBA, CPA serves as CCHN’s Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Morgus comes to CCHN from The Fahrenheit Group, where he served as Managing Partner for its Carolinas consulting practice. In addition to Fahrenheit, during Mr. Morgus’ 25 plus years in the Research Triangle Park business community, he has served in chief financial officer, corporate development, and corporate finance positions. Most notably, for 16 years, he held various corporate finance, operational finance, and corporate development roles at Quintiles Transnational Corp. Over the course of his career, Mr. Morgus has led and participated in securing more than $500 million from the capital markets to fund growth initiatives.
“The establishment of the Board of Directors and the executive team is the next important step toward ensuring that physicians are the ones making clinical decisions for their patients as Medicaid transitions to managed care,” said Robert Seligson, CEO of the NCMS, which is currently CCHN’s sole shareholder. “We look forward to CCHN continuing to grow its board and its team as the state gets closer to choosing the health plans that will care for this patient population to which the NCMS has long been committed.”
CCHN is “testing the waters” under Regulation A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, to gauge market demand from potential investors for an offering of securities. No money or other consideration is being solicited, and if sent in response, will not be accepted. No offer to buy the securities can be accepted and no part of the purchase price can be received until an offering statement is filed with, and qualified by, the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any such offer may be withdrawn or revoked, without obligation or commitment of any kind, at any time before notice of its acceptance given after the qualification date. A person’s indication of interest involves no obligation or commitment of any kind.