Dr. Reva Sharma has joined McFarland Internal Medicine, part of the Franciscan Physician Network. She was most recently a hospitalist at Franciscan St. Francis Health-Mooresville. Sharma earned her medical degree at the Lady Harding Medical School at Delhi University in New Delhi, India.
Chase Kunkel has been appointed accountable care organization counselor for Senior Promise at Franciscan St. Francis Health. Kunkel, a licensed health and life insurance agent, most recently served as a financial consultant for Northwestern Mutual. He earned his undergraduate degree in social and behavioral science at Indiana University.
WellPoint, Inc. named Thomas Zielinski general counsel effective June 2. He replaces John Cannon, who was dismissed without cause from the Indianapolis-based health insurer in March. Zielinski most recently was a partner in the law firm of Morgan Lewis and has been retained as interim general counsel for WellPoint since February 2014.
Peter Haytaian has been named president of WellPoint’s government business division. He replaces Dick Zoretic who announced he will retire from WellPoint on May 31. Haytaian most recently served as president of the Medicaid business in WellPoint’s government business division.