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Breaking news!: Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana to join Priority Health. Read more in the full media release.

Members of the Board of Directors with Physicians Health Plan have input in the governance and policies of our organization. Various sub-committees focus on areas such as comparing competitor and medicare fees, medical policies, pharmacy services, and additional topics based on our specific geographic area. Meet our dedicated board members pictured below.

Judith L. Kennedy, MD is a PHP board member.
Judith L. Kennedy, MD Chair PPG, Obstetrics/Gynecology
James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN is the chairman of the PHP board.
James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN Vice-Chair Fort Wayne Neurological Center
Michael R. DeWald, CPA, is the treasurer of the PHP board.
Michael R. DeWald Treasurer Retired, Dulin, Ward & DeWald, Inc.
Timothy Dirig of Dirig Consulting is a PHP board member.
Timothy R. Dirig Secretary Dirig Consulting
Douglas S. Beebe Benchmark Human Services
Jerald L. Cooper, MD Fort Wayne Orthopedics
Thomas W. Herendeen, MD Ear, Nose & Throat Associates
David E. Lentz, DO IU Health Family Practice
Mark C. Ranck, MD Radiation Oncology Associates
Shery A. Roussarie, MHA/MBA Retired, Allied Physicians of Michiana, LLC
John Sampson of NE Indiana Regional Partnership is a PHP board member.
John R. Sampson Vistage Worldwide
Donald F. Schenkel of Tower Bank is a PHP board member.
Donald F. Schenkel Retired, Tower Financial
Joel C. Valcarcel, MD is a PHP board member.
Joel C. Valcarcel, MD IU Health Family Practice
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