Skip to Main Content

« Return to previous page

Press Release

Medica Names David H. Ellenbogen Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel

December 15, 2020

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Medica today announced the hire of David H. Ellenbogen as Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel. His first day at Medica was Dec.14, 2020.

In his role at Medica, Ellenbogen provides strategic direction and oversight for compliance, privacy, regulatory affairs, public policy and other legal matters. He reports to John Naylor, Medica President and CEO.

Ellenbogen has 20 years of experience as an attorney. Most recently, he was General Counsel and Secretary at Scott and White Health Plan in Texas. Prior to that, Ellenbogen served in various legal capacities including Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas, as an Associate at Wienner & Gould, PLC, and as a law clerk in the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C., and the United States District Court in Detroit, Michigan.

He currently serves as member of the national Governing Council of the American Bar Association Health Law Section. He previously served as the Chair of the Fraud and Compliance Interest Group and a Vice-Chair of the Managed Care and Insurance Interest Group of American Bar Association Health Law Section.

Ellenbogen is a graduate of Washington University School of Law (St. Louis).

"We are pleased to welcome David to Medica," Naylor said. "The health care industry’s legal, compliance and policy environment continue to evolve at a rapid pace and we are fortunate to have a general counsel of his caliber to help guide us."

About Medica

Medica is a non-profit health plan headquartered in Minnesota. The company serves communities in the heart of America by providing health care coverage and related services in the employer, individual, Medicaid and Medicare markets. It operates in Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Medica's vision is to be trusted in the community for our unwavering commitment to high quality, affordable health care. Medica's annual report, which includes the organization's community involvement activities, is available online.




Greg Bury

Date: 8/4/2021 4:51:13 AM Version: 4.0.30319.42000 Machine Name: PWIVE-CDWEB02