Jill Rubin Hummel

Jill Hummel currently serves as the Chair Elect for the PCPCC Board of Directors and as the President & General Manager, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut for WellPoint, Inc. Prior to this position she served as the Vice President of Payment Innovation for WellPoint, Inc. where she was accountable for developing provider payment and delivery models that reward and support improvements in health care quality, patient safety, health outcomes, health status and access while reducing the unnecessary cost associated with today’s fragmented health care system. In this role, Ms. Hummel led the expansion of WellPoint’s patient centered, value based, provider arrangements which now cover over 22,500 physicians including 14,500 primary care providers and 52 accountable care organizations and benefit more than 1.75 million members.  Her team also supported the design of WellPoint’s complementary transparency programs that make cost and quality information available to physicians and their patients. Prior to assuming her current role, Ms. Hummel served as the Vice President, Provider Engagement & Contracting, for WellPoint’s Northeast Markets (New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine).  In this capacity she was responsible for the management of the provider network including implementation of innovative payment and healthcare delivery models with participating physicians and providers. Before joining Wellpoint, Ms. Hummel worked for UnitedHealthcare (2001 – 2007) in a variety of capacities including, most recently, as the Northeast Regional Vice President for Network Management.   She also served as the Vice President for Hospital Network Management for UnitedHealth Networks and, prior to that, as the Chief Operating Officer of UnitedHealthcare of the Midwest, Inc.  Ms. Hummel started her professional career as a practicing attorney specializing in healthcare law.  During her 17 year legal career, she represented physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers as well as payers through both in-house legal positions and as outside legal counsel. Jill received her law degree from Washington University and her BA degree from the University of Rochester.

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