Andrew is president and chief executive officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, one of the largest independent Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in the country with over $8 billion in revenue and nearly 3 million members. During his tenure, the company has consistently been recognized as one of the nation’s best health plans for member satisfaction and quality and has received many awards for community involvement and leadership in promoting a diverse, healthy, and environmentally sustainable workplace. He assumed the role of CEO in September 2010.
Andrew joined the company in 2005 as executive vice president, health care services. During his tenure, Blue Cross created the Alternative Quality Contract, a commercial payment reform initiative that has since become a national model.
Previously, he served as founding president of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, where he developed the “Roadmap to Coverage,” a multiyear initiative that led to the passage of the state’s landmark 2006 Health Reform Law.
Prior to joining the foundation, Andrew was executive vice president of the Massachusetts Hospital Association and held a number of senior health and regulatory positions in Massachusetts state government.
Andrew chairs the board of the National Institute for Health Care Management, and sits on the boards of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, Jobs for Massachusetts, RIZE Massachusetts, and the New England Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He is a member of the Massachusetts Digital Health Council and the advisory board of Ariadne Labs. Andrew is a founding member of the Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care and a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness.
Andrew graduated from Connecticut College with a Bachelor of Arts in English.