Pennsylvania could soon have a new insurance commissioner.
Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, says he wants to nominate Teresa Miller, the current commissioner, to be the first secretary of a new state Department of Health and Human Services.
Jessica Altman, Miller’s chief of staff, would become the new insurance commissioner.
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Miller has been Pennsylvania’s insurance commissioner since January 2015. While serving as the head of the department, she has organized an annuity shopper education campaign; promoted a shift toward a savings-based approach to paying for long-term care; and played a major role in the Penn Treaty liquidation.
Altman received a bachelor’s degree in policy analysis at Cornell University in 2010.