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New Health Care Foundation Names President

Montana Healthcare Foundation has named Aaron Wernham its new president

By Justin Franz

The Montana Healthcare Foundation has named Aaron Wernham as its first president and chief executive officer.

Foundation officials said in a statement Thursday that Wernham previously provided health care in rural Alaska. He also founded and directed the Health Impact Project, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts.

The foundation was created last year is funded with $40.2 million from the sale of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana to Health Care Service Corp. of Chicago.

It plans to award grants to fund health-care programs in the state.

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