Mark Schmidt is the head of Prodigy Health Group, an acquired company that operates under three brand names: Meritain Health, the nation's largest independent third party administrator (TPA) of self-funded healthcare plans; American Health Holding, a national medical management firm; and Scrip World, a pharmacy benefit management company.
Mr. Schmidt joined Aetna in 2007 to lead the insurerís Strategic Resource Company (SRC), which provides limited health and related employee benefits to part-time and hourly contract workers. In 2009, Mr. Schmidt joined the Local Employers and Customers segment where he served as a local market head with oversight and responsibility for the Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee markets.
Prior to Aetna, Mr. Schmidt spent 13 years with CoreSource, the last 10 years as President. While serving as President at CoreSource, Mr. Schmidt also held the role of Executive Vice President for Trustmark, the parent company of CoreSource, leading both its operations and large group medical business. Additionally, Mr. Schmidt served two terms on the Board of Private HealthCare Systems (PHCS) including one term as Chairman. Prior to his time at CoreSource, Mr. Schmidt spent 12 years in various financial roles with multiple insurance companies.
Mr. Schmidt holds a bachelorís degree from DePaul University.