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Zach Rabovsky is the Director of Practice Transformation for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst), the region’s largest not-for-profit healthcare company offering a comprehensive portfolio of health insurance products through its affiliates and subsidiaries and administrative services to 3.5 million individuals and employers in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia.
In his role, Mr. Rabovsky supports value-based programs, including CareFirst’s Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Program, Accountable Care Organizations and Specialty Episode of Care Programs. He leads a team of Practice Consultants who work directly with physicians and healthcare professionals in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia to identify opportunities, recommend strategies and support workflow redesign that improves quality, outcomes and value in the healthcare market.
Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Rabovsky has 14 years of experience across various healthcare settings, including healthcare delivery, research, policy and consulting. Since joining CareFirst in 2013, Mr. Rabovsky has grown CareFirst’s discipline of practice consulting, supporting transformation for our value-based care partners and leading CareFirst’s alignment with the Maryland Primary Care Program through the Maryland Depart of Health and The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. He has also championed efforts to build partnerships with local and national payers and delivery systems and led consultant activities for seven major health systems in the Baltimore-Washington area.
Mr. Rabovksy received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland and a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy from George Washington University.