by Jasmine Phiri
May 1, 2019
Vice President, Medical Care Solutions,
Blue Shield of California
Tracy Alvarez is Vice President of Medical Care Solutions at Blue Shield of California, a 4-million-member nonprofit health plan that serves the state’s commercial, individual, and government markets. Tracy leads a group of approximately 600 people dedicated to improving health outcomes for members by focusing on whole-person health, imbedding in local communities, and developing strong partnerships with providers. Tracy and her team work to give Blue Shield members the tools and support they need to take charge of their health, whether that is high-tech, high-touch or a combination of both.
Tracy is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of managed health care experience. As a member of Blue Shield’s Health Solutions senior leadership team, she contributes to the company’s overall strategy and goals by providing consistent, innovative leadership and direction on the design, implementation, analysis, monitoring and reporting of effective and efficient health management services across all product lines.
Tracy is a Northern California native and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Davis. A passion for health care runs in her family – both of her daughters are currently pursuing nursing degrees. Tracy enjoys spending time with family and friends and travelling with her husband.