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CHIBE/LDI Health Policy Work-in-Progress Research Seminar
September 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
President and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
“Transforming Health Care: Better, Simpler, More Affordable
The cost of health care has reached the point of crisis in the US. Health insurers and providers must work together to find new ways of delivering and paying for health care that provide value for consumers. Dr. Patrick Conway, President and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, will outline his vision for moving away from fee-for-service to a value-based model.
About Patrick H. Conway, MD
Dr. Patrick Conway joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina in 2017 as President and CEO. Conway most recently served as Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality at the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). As the most senior non-political leader at CMS, he worked in both Republican and Democratic administrations and is considered one of the driving forces behind the national movement to value-based care, with health care payments tied to quality and innovation. A respected leader, innovator and clinician, Conway was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in 2014. He is a practicing pediatric hospitalist and was selected as a master of hospital medicine from the Society of Hospital Medicine.
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