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Gloria N. Eldridge, PhD

by Jasmine Phiri

September 12, 2019

Divisional Vice President, Medicaid Policy,
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)

Dr. Gloria N. Eldridge, PhD is the Medicaid and CHIP policy lead and the health equity policy lead at the Health Care Service Corporation. She represents all five of HCSC’s health plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. For HCSC, she also leads other health policy areas, including disabilities, telehealth, and quality of care. She has twenty-five years of experience spanning various organizations, including international agencies, academia, think tanks, government, multi-national corporations, and consulting firms. She has represented HCSC in Medicaid policy for eight years, nearly the entire time the company has offered Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs). She has authored or contributed to more than thirty publications and wrote her doctoral dissertation on national health reform and the Medicaid program. Most of her publications are on re-organizing financing in the health care system, value based health care, or quality of care in long term care settings.