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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
PO Box 64560
Saint Paul , MN   55164-0560   USA
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Business Focus:
HIP: Consumer-Directed Health Plan (CDHP)
HIP: Medicaid Health Plan
HIP: Medicare Advantage Plan
HIP: Medicare Supplement
HIP: Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
Company Description:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, with headquarters in the St. Paul suburb of Eagan, was chartered in 1933 as Minnesota's first health plan and continues to carry out its charter mission today: to promote a wider, more economical and timely availability of health services for the people of Minnesota. A not-for-profit, taxable organization, Blue Cross is the largest health plan based in Minnesota, covering 2.6 million members in Minnesota and nationally through its health plans or plans administered by its affiliated companies.
Company Ownership:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, headquartered in Chicago.

Company Contacts:
Media Contact(s)
Peter Brodrick MD
[Medical Director Specializing in Behavioral Health]
Pamela Lux APR
[Vice President of Internal And External Communications]
Colleen Callahan
Stacy Housman
[Strategic Communications And Community Engagement Professional]
Laura Kaslow
[Public Relations Specialist]
Jim McManus
[Director of Communications]
Katy Schultz
[Communications Advocacy Consultant]
Jean Miller
[Public Relations Manager]
Monika P Strom PhD
[Sr. Communications Consultant]
Yena Phillips

Company Officials:
Elizabeth Moran
[Vice President and CEO of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Northern Plains Alliance]
Craig Samitt MD, MBA
[President and Chief Executive Officer]
Craig Samitt MD, MBA
[President and CEO]
Pamela Wheelock
[Chief Executive Officer]
Rita Heise
[Board Chair]
John Kleinman M.D.
[Chair of Board of Trustees]
Vance Opperman
[Chairman of the Board]
Michael Robinson
[Chair of the Board of Trustees]
Kathleen Blatz
[Board Member, Past Interim CEO]
Jim Porter
[Board Member]
Tom Chaffee
[Principal Operations Architect]
Christian Knights
[Communications & Advocacy Principal]
Venessa Moen
[Business Design Principal]
Tom Vanderheyden
[President of Diversified Business]
Jackie Jennifer
[Senior Vice President of Operations]
Stacey D. Millett
[Senior Program Officer]
Colleen F. Reitan
[President and Chief Operating Officer]
William R. Gold MD
[Chief Medical Officer & Vice President Health Management]
Andrea Hillerud MD
[Senior Medical Director]
Marc Manley MD
[Vice President and Chief Prevention Officer]
David W. Plocher MD
[F0rmer - Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer]
Mark Steffen MD, MPH
[Chief Medical Officer]
Peter Brodrick MD
[Medical Director Specializing in Behavioral Health]
Peter Dehnel MD
[Medical Director, Utilization Management]
Keith E. Folkert MD
[Medical Director]
Patrick B. Herson MD
[VP and Medical Director of Major Accounts and Consumer Strategy]
Paul Karazija MD
[Executive Medical Director]
Victoria Losinski PharmD
[Director - Pharmacy Services]
Stephen Ritter
[Director of Pharmacy]
Daniel Trajano
[Medical Director for Stars And Risk Adjustment Center of Excellence]
Evelyn Maureen White
[Senior Medical Director of Medical Policy]
Mark Hudson
[Chief Accounting Officer]
Jay Matushak
Timothy M. Peterson
[Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer]
Dawn Hayes
[Strategic Business Designer]
John Orner
[Vice President - Business Development and Chief Investment Officer]
MaryAnn Stump RN
[SVP and Chief Innovation Officer, President Consumer Aware]
Alison Colton
[Principal Attorney]
Jennifer Furan
[Policy Counsel]
Scott Johnston
[Vice President, Associate General Counsel, and Assistant Secretary]
Scott Keefer
[Vice President of Public Policy and Legislative Affairs]
Steven Thompson
[Director of Commercial Markets Strategy]
Laurie Clark
[Vice President Enterprise Transaction and Design]
Jim Egan
[Chief Information Officer]
Jay Levine
[Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer]
Jason Newman
[Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer]
Jamison Rice
Tina Holmes
[Vice President, Office of The CEO and Chief of Staff]
Marsha Shotley
[Vice President of Board and Community Relations]
Garrett Black
[Senior Vice President of Health Services]
Colleen Connors
[Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Facilities]
Monica Engel
[Senior Vice President And President of Government Markets]
Dana Erickson
[Senior Vice President of Health Services]
Christopher Kraus
[Manager - Non-Traditional Channels]
Carolyn Link
[Executive Director - Blue Cross Foundation]
Pamela Lux APR
[Vice President of Internal And External Communications]
Richard M. Niemiec
[Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs]
Paula Phillippe
[Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Communications and Community Relations]
Kurt C. Small
[President - Government Markets]
Peter Wickersham
[Executive Pharmacy Officer and Vice President of Health Services Operations]
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Medicare Plans Among Top-Rated in Nation
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