The Accredited Standards Committee (ASC X12)
Elects Officers

ASC X12 installs a new Chair and Vice-Chair for 2015 - 2017 terms.

The Accredited Standards Committee X12 (ASC X12) conducted elections during the recent ASC X12 Standing Meeting, held in Charlotte, NC. Gary Beatty, of UnitedHealth Group, was elected Chair and LuAnn Hetherington, of Highmark, was elected Vice-Chair. Beatty and Hetherington will each serve a two year term in these positions.

Mr. Beatty has served 3 terms as Vice Chair and will provide continuity and new perspectives in his new role as Chair. Mr. Beatty intends to continue to focus on enhancing the value of ASC X12 work products, outreach to other industry groups and improving the organization's processes.

"I am honored to be able to continue to serve ASC X12 as the Chair," said Mr. Beatty, "We have made many organizational improvements in the past few years and have more enhancements planned. As we move forward to develop and enhance the ASC X12 work products, I will continue to work diligently with other ASC X12 leaders to ensure ASC X12's continued success".

"I am privileged to serve as the ASC X12 Vice Chair," said Ms. Hetherington, "I appreciate the support and confidence of the membership and I look forward to working with Gary and team, to improve and promote the ASC X12 work products and processes."

"The ASC X12 staff welcomes the new leadership team and looks forward to assisting them with goals that advance implementation, development and maintenance of the Standards and related products," said Cathy Sheppard, ASC X12's Executive Director.