CVS appoints EVP, health plans

CVS has appointed Tracy Bahl as EVP, health plans, leading the teams responsible for supporting health plan clients and offering health plans guidance to help them navigate the evolving health care marketplace.

"As health care reform continues to spur unprecedented and rapid changes across the health care system, CVS Caremark is focused on providing health plans with value and insights to help them manage the increasing complexity of the marketplace," Jon Roberts, president of the PBM business at CVS Caremark said. "Tracy is a great addition to our team and we look forward to working with him to continue to develop innovative solutions and offerings for health plans."

Known for his deep customer focus and relationship-building skills, Bahl brings to CVS nearly 30 years of experience as a health care executive with a strong track record of delivering results in leadership positions. He spent 10 years at UnitedHealth Group, where he served as the CEO of the Uniprise division, which encompassed the company's national accounts business, consumer health business, financial services business, and service and technology operations.

He also worked for CIGNA Healthcare in a variety of regional and national health plan roles. Most recently, Bahl worked for General Atlantic, a global growth equity investment firm, where he supported a number of portfolio companies and investment activities in the health care space as a special advisor on the health care team. One of his primary roles was serving as executive chairman of Emdeon, playing a key role in its growth and subsequent sale.

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