Mike Cotton leads SelectHealth, the wholly owned subsidiary health plan of Intermountain.
Mike joined SelectHealth from Providence Health Plan, where he served as CEO. Providence Health Plan is part of the Providence St. Joseph Health System, a national, not-for-profit Catholic health system based in Portland, Oregon. He has been a highly valued and well-respected leader at Providence, building a strong foundation for future growth. Under his direction, Providence Health Plan grew overall membership by 20 percent, expanded operations, and formed a new population health company, Ayin Health Solutions.
Before joining Providence Health Plan, Mike was vice president and chief operating officer for Humana, responsible for their Medicaid and state-based contract programs. In this role, he expanded long-term care and Medicaid TANF programs and achieved 4-star ratings for each market. Prior to his time with Humana, Cotton held executive management positions with Evolent Health and Alere Health, where he expanded partnership relationships and developed successful Medicare Advantage and population health products and programs. In addition, he has led provider sponsored health plans affiliated with University Hospitals Health System and Premier Health System, based in Ohio.
Mike graduated from Cleveland State University, earning an MBA in healthcare administration. He also holds a certificate of executive healthcare management from Case Western Reserve University and completed his undergraduate studies at Franklin University and The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.