PacificSource Health Plans Hires Meg Jones as Government Relations Director for State of Washington
(Tacoma, Wash.) February 4, 2020— PacificSource Health Plans has hired Meg Jones as its Washington state government relations director. In this role, Jones will work on PacificSource’s public policy, government affairs, and advocacy activities throughout the state.
Jones brings more than 30 years of health plan and health policy leadership experience to this role as well as a deep working knowledge of state and federal lobbying, legislative and regulatory policymaking, and political processes.
“We’re very pleased to have Meg join our team. Her extensive health care background and long standing dedication to improving Washington state health care policy will be a true asset to our members,” said Todd Lovshin, PacificSource vice president and Washington state regional director.
Jones most recently served as senior health care policy analyst (Policy & Legislative Affairs Division) for the Washington state Office of the Insurance Commissioner, and prior to that served as the executive director for the Association of Washington Healthcare Plans. She also served as the associate general counsel for UnitedHealthcare, and as the special assistant to the Commissioner for the Washington state Office of the Insurance Commissioner.
Outside of the office, she enjoys cooking, gardening, exploring new places, and sharing time with her family and border collie.
PacificSource Health Plans is an independent, not-for-profit community health plan serving the Northwest. Founded in 1933, PacificSource has local offices in Tacoma and Spokane Washington, as well as in Idaho, Montana, and Oregon. The PacificSource family of companies employs more than 1200 people, serves more than 490,000 individuals, and has 3,900 employer clients throughout the Northwest. For more information visit PacificSource.com.