He will join the business on the day of October 1.
Conway presently works as CMS’ primary medical officer, deputy administrator for Innovation and Quality, and director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
As head of CMS’s Innovation Center, Conway has helped lead the transition to value-based care.
“His distinctive experiences as a healthcare provider and as a leader of the world’s greatest health care payor will assist Blue Cross NC fulfill its mission to enhance the health and wellness of our consumers and communities,” stated Frank Holding Jr., chair of the BCBS North Carolina Board of Trustees.
Conway claimed, “The function of BCBS North Carolina in changing the healthcare system in North Carolina is a model that other plans aspire to which I need to deal with the Blue Cross NC group to further improve. I anticipate collaborating with Blue Cross NC staff members, health care providers and employers to provide the best health results and best service experience at the most affordable cost for our consumers.”
Conway presently works as the most senior, non-political executive at CMS, in accordance with Blue Cross Blue Shield or BCBS North Carolina. He has actually worked in both Republican and Democratic administrations and is respected in a bipartisan way, BCBS North Carolina stated.
Current President and CEO Brad Wilson will remain CEO throughout a shift duration.
“At this considerable time in healthcare and health insurance transformation, Dr. Conway brings an unique background and perspective to our business and state,” Wilson declared.
Conway signed up with CMS in the year of 2011 as the agency’s primary medical officer. In the year of 2014, he was chosen to the National Academy of Medicine Institute of Medicine, which recognizes individuals who have actually demonstrated exceptional professional achievement.
Conway is a practicing pediatric hospitalist and was picked as a master of Hospital Medicine from the Society of Hospital Medicine. He has actually got the President’s Distinguished Senior Executive Rank and Health and Human Services Secretary’s Distinguished Service awards.
He is an ex White House Fellow and Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.
Prior to signing up with CMS, Conway served as director of Hospital Medicine for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and as a private sector specialist for McKinsey & & Company.
He finished his pediatrics residency at the institute of Harvard Medical School’s Children’s Hospital Boston, finished with high honors from Baylor College of Medicine, and graduated summa orgasm laude from Texas A&M University.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield or BCBS North Carolina have 3.9 million members, including almost 1 million served on behalf of other Blue plans.