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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Names New Chief Medical Officer
Date:5/13/2008

Physician executive and leader Scott Sarran embraces health and wellness

CHICAGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- H. Scott Sarran, M.D., has been named vice president and chief medical officer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL). A seasoned physician executive with expertise in group practice leadership and all aspects of managed care, Sarran will be responsible for overall medical leadership; setting strategy for medical management, utilization, and case and disease management functions; and overseeing the development and application of medical policy.

"Dr. Sarran brings a depth of knowledge and experience in medical management that will benefit our members, customers, employees and communities," Paul S. Boulis, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois president said. "In addition, Dr. Sarran's professional and personal focus on health and wellness fits squarely with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois' new mission statement, 'to promote the health and wellness of our members and our communities through accessible, cost-effective, quality health care.'"

Sarran comes to BCBSIL from Fidelis SeniorCare, for which he served as chief medical officer. While at Fidelis, Sarran was responsible for all medical policy and medical management functions, including utilization, quality, case and disease management, credentialing, pharmacy, and National Committee for Quality Assurance, or "NCQA," reporting. Prior to joining Fidelis in 2006, Sarran held numerous health industry positions in the Chicago area, including vice president, Medical Management, for Advocate Health Centers; vice president and medical director for the University of Chicago Health System; vice president, Clinical Quality Improvement, for Advocate Health Care; and several positions at Lutheran General Health Systems.

Sarran received a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in 1977; his medical doctorate from Northwestern University Medical
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