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Network Health names new leader

Dr. Christopher “Kit” Gorton has been appointed president of Network Health, a Tufts Health Plan subsidiary that provides access to health care for nearly 220,000 Massachusetts residents with low and moderate incomes.

Gorton will also serve as senior vice president at Tufts Health Plan, the Watertown-based plan said.

Most recently, Gorton was chief executive of Amerigroup Virginia, an organization that provides Medicaid services to nearly 57,000 members from low income families or those with disabilities.

Chris Reidy