WellCare of Nebraska Names Andrew Shapiro Market Vice President

WellCare of Nebraska (www.wellcare.com), a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., announced that it has named Andrew Shapiro market vice president.

In this role, Shapiro will have responsibility for managing non-clinical plan operations impacting members, community stakeholders and participating providers. He will also oversee claims, encounters and call center operations as well as member and provider communications. He will report to Lauralie Rubel, state president, WellCare of Nebraska.

“We’re excited to have Andrew on the team,” said Rubel. “With more than 20 years of healthcare experience, his leadership and expertise will help ensure that our members and providers are receiving the quality services needed to help promote good health outcomes statewide.”

“It’s an honor to join WellCare of Nebraska,” said Shapiro. “I look forward to working together to support customer satisfaction, top-tier care and healthier communities.”

Shapiro earned a master’s degree in business administration, healthcare management from the University of Phoenix and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Arizona State University. Prior to joining WellCare, Shapiro served as the vice president/chief operations officer at Magellan Health. Previous roles included senior leadership positions at PSA Behavioral Health Agency and Hamilton Choices.