Norine Yukon

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Norine Yukon is the former CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas, which serves beneficiaries in Medicaid, CHIP, Long Term Care and Dual Special Needs Programs.  She began working for UnitedHealthcare in 1987 when her interest in health care policy led her to the managed care industry.   She also worked for Prudential HealthCare and the AMERIGROUP Corporation, before returning to UnitedHealthcare in 2009. Yukon has served on the boards of several non-profit organizations, and has been a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and a neonatal intensive care unit.  She has lectured at universities in Texas, Arizona and New Jersey, and has been appointed by several Governors to various task forces, advisory committees and transition teams for health and human services.  She currently serves on the Austin Meals on Wheels board of directors, the Texas Conference for Women board of directors, the Core Health Foundation Fishing Pier committee, the advisory council for the University of Texas School of Nursing and the Texas Exes council. Yukon grew up in Texas, Bermuda and Tokyo.  She graduated from the University of Texas School of Nursing, and practiced in an inpatient setting for nearly 10 years.

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