HARTFORD — James Wadleigh, chief information officer for Access Health CT, was the unanimous choice Wednesday to lead the organization at least through November.
Access Health CT, the state health insurance exchange implementing the Affordable Care Act, is losing its CEO, Kevin Counihan, next week. Counihan is going to Washington, D.C., to lead HealthCare.gov, the exchange website under the federal government.
The board of directors for Access Health CT chose Wadleigh, 47, to be interim chief over two other internal candidates.
"Jim has the ability and the knowledge of the technology," said Lt Gov. Nancy Wyman, who is also chair of the exchange's board of...