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Mike Potts

Vice President, Health Innovations and Practice Transformation

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota

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Mike Potts

Areas of Expertise

  • Reimbursement
  • Payer Payment Innovations
  • Provider Relations Strategies

Education

  • University of Mary
  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks

Biography

Mike Potts is vice president of health innovations and practice transformation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota.

Potts leads provider partner, reimbursement, pharmacy and practice transformation teams in developing and implementing medical and pharmacy cost management strategies. He provides leadership on current and future payment policy, provider contracts, network relations and provider practice transformation.

He been with BCBSND for more than 24 years and brings a diversity of experiences to his current role. Prior to his current position, he spent nearly four years consulting with large employer groups on benefit and health improvement strategies. He also previously spent 14 years overseeing the Provider Relations department at BCBSND and has held a number of positions in internal operations, marketing and with local provider organizations.

Potts earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communication from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, and an M.B.A. from the University of Mary, Bismarck, N.D.