by Jasmine Batchelor
April 30, 2020
Managing Director, Network Strategic Initiatives,
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
As Senior Director, Network Performance Improvement, Steve leads a team of associates focused on collaborating with our network providers on performance opportunities within our advanced payment models such as the Alternative Quality Contract (AQC).
Steve originally joined BCBSMA in December of 2004 and has held a number of network-facing roles during his tenure with the organization, including negotiation of physician risk contracts, hospital, and ancillary providers participation in pay for performance agreements. Steve also held responsibility for all business aspects of the Medical Innovation and Leadership division, the oversight of payment policy, hospital and physician reimbursement strategies, and a negotiation planning and analysis team aimed at providing strategic guidance and data driven tools to support the front line contracting team in delivering upon their strategic goals.
Earlier in his career, Steve held roles at both CVS Health, Aetna and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.