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David J. Sand, MD, MBA, FACS

by Jasmine Batchelor

September 10, 2018

Chief Medical Officer,
Care N’ Care Health Plan

In his role as chief medical officer and member of Care N’ Care’s senior executive team, Dr. David Sand provides clinical direction for all clinical and pharmacy related activities and the network, credentialing and other functions,  of Care N’ Care. He is also heavily involved in the strategy, development and implementation of innovative clinical programs that will best serve the Medicare population in North Texas.  His vast experience in medical management and healthcare coordination help ensure the delivery of affordable quality healthcare services to Care N’ Care members.

Before joining Care N’ Care in 2018, Dr. Sand served as chief medical officer for the Medicare division of Anthem. Under his leadership, Anthem achieved the best regulatory audit scores of all major payers in recent years. He also served as executive sponsor on multiple clinical initiatives including those focusing on diabetes, the opioid crisis, palliative and cancer care and the care of individuals with complex medical conditions.   Prior to joining Anthem, Dr. Sand served as vice president and medical director of Partners Health Plan in New York, the Illinois state medical director for WellCare Insurance Company, vice president medical director for Fidelis Care in New York and chief medical officer for HMS, Inc. a national program integrity vendor in the government-sponsored health care space.

Dr. Sand earned both his Doctorate in Medicine and his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Brown University in Rhode Island. He also holds an MBA in health care from Regis University in Colorado. He is a former clinical instructor at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia and past chair of the department of otolaryngology at Helene Fuld Medical Center in New Jersey.