ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — True Health New Mexico named a new CEO with nearly three decades of healthcare experience in New Mexico.
The health insurance company announced Mark Epstein as its new Chief Executive Officer on Tuesday. Outgoing CEO Martin Hickey announced his candidacy for the New Mexico Senate District 20 seat in October, according to a news release from True Health. Hickey will serve as chairman of the company’s board of directors.
Epstein has nearly 30 years of experience in the medical field, including other leadership positions at True Health. Epstein developed tools that use analytics and robust care management to deliver better health outcomes for patients at lower costs, the release said.
Previously, Epstein held senior leadership roles with Lovelace Health System, Presbyterian Healthcare Services and New Mexico Health Connections. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors of BeWellNM and the Greater Albuquerque Medical Association.