by Jasmine Batchelor
April 13, 2018
Chief Medical Officer,
SCAN Health Plan
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Romilla Batra sets clinical policies and procedures at SCAN. She provides physician oversight of clinical programs including disease management and ambulatory and complex case management; and helps design clinical initiatives that support healthy, independent aging. She also works with SCAN’s provider partners to advance best practices related to senior care.
In addition to her medical department leadership role, Dr. Batra is a valuable contributor to and leader of many other health plan activities and initiatives. In 2016, she assumed leadership of Independence at Home, adding her clinical expertise to our extensive community services.
Dr. Batra is a board-certified internist with more than 15 years of experience as a medical director, clinician and educator. Immediately prior to joining SCAN in 2011 she worked for five years as the director for ambulatory internal medicine and associate program director for medicine residency at the University of California, Irvine. Her previous experience also includes serving as a medical director at Indiana University Medical Group Community Health Center in Indianapolis and clinical instructor at UCLA/West Los Angeles VA Hospital.
Dr. Batra completed her residency in internal medicine at UCLA and earned her healthcare executive MBA at UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business.