Molina Healthcare has promoted Norman Nichols to president of Molina Medicaid Solutions, the company's Medicaid health information management subsidiary.
Nichols, 59, succeeds Terry Bayer, who has served as interim president of the subsidiary since May 2010, according to a company news release. Bayer will return to her position of chief operating officer of Molina Healthcare, based in Long Beach, Calif.
Nichols has been Molina Medicaid Solutions' executive account manager in Louisiana for the past 15 years and has more than 35 years of experience in healthcare.
In his new role, he will lead day-to-day operations, strategic planning and business development. Molina Medicaid Solutions provides business processing and information technology administration to Medicaid agencies in Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey and West Virginia.