As SVP, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Nguyen leads healthcare program design and strategy, network provider contracting and relationships, health delivery redesign, plan and network quality initiatives, medical and reimbursement policy, customer group consulting, medical expense management, care management, and pharmacy for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Dr. Nguyen has also served as Vice President for Clinical Operations and Innovations at Blue Cross NC where he developed new collaborations with providers in support of value-based care. Before joining Blue Cross NC, he led the Policy Office at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and served as a Senior Advisor at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation focused on driving improvement in population health. He worked as a management consultant with McKinsey, a health underwriter for Humana and Aetna, and a medical director for Doctors Without Borders. He serves on the board of Heluna Health, a comprehensive community health nonprofit organization. Dr. Nguyen completed his internal medicine residency at Columbia University and received his Medical Doctorate and Master of Public Health from the University of Texas.