Edward J. Kane is the Chief Operating Officer of Basham & Scott. He is a Maine attorney and, also, President of the Maine Board of Pharmacy, having been appointed to the Board by Governor Mills and elected president by his colleagues.  He was for over 20 years a senior executive at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maine, Anthem or Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, his responsibilities often including the organization’s legal functions.  He has practiced in a major Portland law firm.

Ed has been very active in his community; he is currently a member of the Board of Trustees at The Cedars in Portland. Representative board memberships have included:  Maine State Chamber of Commerce; Maine Guaranteed Access Reinsurance Association; Maine HealthInfoNet; Pine Tree Council, Boy Scouts of America. He served eight years in the Maine Legislature and was House Chairman of the Judiciary Committee.


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