Rodrigo Cerda, M.D.., M.P.H., of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia Discusses New Role and the Latest on Value-based Care, SDOH and Covid-19

January 26, 2022

In this episode, Peter Wehrwein, managing editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, speaks with Dr. Rodrigo Cerda. Dr. Cerda has been recently promoted to the position of senior vice president of health services and chief medical officer of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia. He is also a member of Managed Healthcare Executive’s editorial advisory board. Peter and Dr. Cerda discuss his new role at the Independence Blue Cross, what it means to be a chief medical officer at an insurer these days, valued-based care, social determinants of health, and, of course, the pandemic.

Value-Based Care in Oncology Gets off to Shaky Start

December 08, 2021

The Oncology Care Model (OCM) was CMS’ main attempt to usher value-based care into oncology. What will come after OCM is unclear as the future of successor, Oncology Care First, is now very much in doubt.