(Bloomberg) – Marilyn Tavenner, who steered the U.S. Medicare and Medicaid agency through the rollout of Obamacare’s federal insurance markets, was named to lead the health-insurance industry’s lobbying group.

Tavenner will be chief executive officer of America’s Health Insurance Plans, said Clare Krusing, a spokeswoman for the group. She replaces Karen Ignagni, chief executive officer of AHIP, who stepped down to run New York’s EmblemHealth Inc.

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