Speaker's Biography:

Paul McBride
Vice President, Health Care Management and Services, Wellpoint Inc./Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield

Paul McBride is Vice President of Health Care Management and Services for Wellpoint Inc./Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, a position he has held since 2006. McBride leads all aspects of provider engagement in Southern California, which covers the largest concentration of members and providers for the nation′s largest health insurance and management company. He also leads provider contract operations in all 14 of WellPoint′s Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield states. He has been with WellPoint for six years and is very involved with both domestic and international ventures for WellPoint. Previously, McBride spent more than six years at Cigna HealthCare (previously Healthsource) in New Hampshire, Maine and North Carolina and served four years as an officer in the Marine Corps. He earned a master′s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.