After a 32-year-old stint at health insurance plan provider Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, president Lisa Guertin has declared that she would hang up her boots in March.
- Top payer: Guertin, who is the head of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire for 18 years, successfully led the company to new heights. She steered the company to maintain its place as the leading health insurer in New Hampshire.
- Low-cost care: During Guertin’S tenure, Anthem became the first insurer in New Hampshire to take part in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance exchange in the first year in 2014.
- Covid-19 response: As the world was grappling with the Covid-19 onslaught, the Guertin-led insurer waved off member cost shares to provide pliability in payment grace periods.
- Social issues: In her retirement declaration, Guertin said: “I am grateful for the many business relationships I have developed over the years, the Anthem associates I get to work with every day who care deeply about the communities where they live and work, and the incredible business community we have here in New Hampshire, which comes together to tackle social issues in a personal and meaningful way.”
- Insurance debut: Guertin debuted in the health insurance sector soon after completing her college. She groomed herself by working for eight years at The Travelers in Hartford capital of Connecticut. She also worked in several field offices on East Coast before shifting to New Hampshire in 1990 to join Matthew Thornton Health Plan.