Drew Hobby, EVP, Chief Innovation Officer, Blue Cross of Idaho
Drew Hobby focuses on ensuring Blue Cross of Idaho is a leading innovator across the industry. This includes responsibility for our Healthcare Economics, IT and Strategy teams, as well as supporting our provider partners.
Hobby joined Blue Cross of Idaho in 2017 as vice president of Provider Partner and Payment Innovation, where he led provider network functions including efforts to shift from a fee-for-service provider payment model to value-based payments. Before being promoted to his current position, he also served as senior vice president of Healthcare Economics and tasked with one of Blue Cross of Idaho’s top strategic priorities: making healthcare more affordable for clients and members.
Hobby came to Blue Cross of Idaho from WellCare Health Plans, Inc., in Tampa, Florida, where he served in numerous roles, including as vice president, Medicaid Network Management, where he was responsible for the national Medicaid network strategy.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Process Management from Indiana University.