WellPoint Inc. announced that Alan Spiro, M.D., has been named vice president and chief medical officer of its National Accounts business unit. He will lead the development and delivery of care management programs for employers with more than 5,000 eligible employees.
Spiro was most recently principal and national clinical practice leader for Towers Perrin, where he worked with Fortune 500 companies to develop and evaluate health care and benefit programs for their employees.
Prior to joining Towers, Spiro was chief medical officer for Utilimed Inc., senior vice president and medical director for ConnectiCare and vice president and medical director for Celtic Life Insurance Company.
Indianapolis, Ind.-based WellPoint Inc. is a commercial health benefits company and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.