CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has selected J. Todd Ray to serve as vice president and general manager of senior products.
Ray will be the primary management leader with oversight for Medicare Advantage and Medicare supplemental products for the senior products division.
“Todd has been instrumental in helping BlueCross develop Medicare offerings that provide comprehensive and affordable options,” said Scott Pierce, senior vice president for government programs. “His industry experience and insight make him well suited to lead BlueCross’ effort in the senior market.”
Ray has worked in the health insurance industry for 18 years. He joined BlueCross in 2013 as director of product strategy with responsibility for product development for Medicare Advantage and Medicare supplemental products.
Prior to joining BlueCross, Ray worked for Humana, Inc. where he most recently served as regional director of Medicare risk adjustment and strategic planning for a four state region. He also served with Humana as Medicare market leader, operations director, finance director and new business development director.
He earned a Master of Business Administration (health care administration) and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (finance and management) from the University of Louisville. He holds the Certified Health Insurance Executive designation and a Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s mission is to provide its customers and communities with peace of mind through affordable solutions for health and healing, life and living. Founded in 1945, the Chattanooga-based company is focused on reinventing the health plan for its 3 million members in Tennessee and across the country. Through its integrated health management approach, BlueCross provides patient-centric products and services that drive health improvement and positively impact health care quality and value. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.bcbst.com.