by Jasmine Phiri
May 17, 2021
Vice President, Financial Investigation and Provider Review, Highmark Health
Kurt Spear is Vice President of Financial Investigation and Provider Review at Highmark, one of the largest health plans in the United States, and the fourth largest overall Blue Cross Blue Shield-affiliated organization serving more than 5.6 million members. Kurt leads a team of 65 professionals who are responsible for Highmark’s anti-fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) and post-pay payment integrity programs, and led the FIPR team at Highmark to become one of the earliest adopters of advanced artificial intelligence solutions for post-pay provider analysis.