Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) has retained WittKieffer to assist in the recruitment of candidates for the Chief Compliance Officer. This position will support the organization in a hybrid setting or virtually with attendance at Blue Cross NC sites as required.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the leading not-for-profit health plan in North Carolina, is committed to making health care more affordable, easier to navigate and accessible for all. Blue Cross NC serves its customers and communities of more than 4.4 million members, including approximately 1.2 million on behalf of other Blue Plans. Blue Cross NC is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
The Chief Compliance (CCO) will provide overall direction through the strategic development and execution of a healthcare compliance program in support of the mission and strategic goals of Blue Cross NC. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of Blue Cross NC, this executive position serves as a role model for ethical management behavior and promotes an awareness and understanding of positive ethical principles, compliance with federal and state law in all areas of compliance, and assists in planning and identifying priorities for compliance.
The successful candidate must have a Bachelor's degree, while a Master's Degree, Law Degree, other advanced degree, or a certificate in health compliance is preferred. In addition, candidates must have an outstanding record of achievement, with at least ten (10) years experience in government and commercial healthcare insurance plans and knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations regarding healthcare billing, delivery and operations. Familiarity with operational, financial, quality assurance, and human resource procedures and regulations is required. Experience in working with senior management and board members is strongly preferred. More information can be found at www.wittkieffer.com.
Recruiting is underway and will continue until the appointment is made. Confidential expressions of interest, nominations and applications are welcomed and can be made via the WittKieffer candidate portal which can be accessed here. Inquiries and questions concerning this search may be directed to the WittKieffer search consultants, Werner Boel, Nicholas Forde, and Taeler Kaufmann at CCOBlueCrossNC@wittkieffer.com.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. Blue Cross NC does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.