The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an association of 36 independent, locally operated Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield companies.

Brian Caveney, M.D., J.D., M.P.H.

Chief Medical Officer

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

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Brian Caveney

Areas of Expertise

  • Technology Investments/Solutions
  • Wellness Services
  • Disease Management
  • Consumer Engagement



Brian Caveney joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina in 2011 as vice president and medical director of Healthcare Consulting. As chief medical officer, he leads health care program design and strategy, customer group consulting, medical expense management, care management, network provider contracting and relationships, health delivery redesign, plan and network quality initiatives, medical and reimbursement policy, and pharmacy.

Prior to joining BCBSNC, Caveney served as a practicing physician and assistant professor at Duke University Medical Center and also provided consulting services for several companies in the Research Triangle Park region. He has worked on issues such as employee wellness, benefit plan design, disability, workers’ compensation, employee productivity, case management and regulatory compliance.

Caveney serves on the boards of Carolina Advanced Health and FastMed.