Allan Korn, MD, is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), a national federation of 40 independent, locally operated BCBS companies providing health care coverage for more than 100 million Americans. He serves as Medical Director for BCBSA and oversees the Technology Evaluation Center. He also represents BCBSA with governmental agencies, regulatory bodies and accrediting entities, and oversees the National Council of Physician Executives made up of senior BCBS Plan physicians and pharmacists that advise the Association’s Board of Directors.
Before joining BCBSA, Korn served as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois. From 1994 until 1996, he was Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs for Premier Health Alliance, where he provided strategic direction and product development for risk adjusted IP and OP clinical data systems. Earlier, he served as a Principal for William M. Mercer Inc. and as Vice President, Medical Affairs for Healthcare Compare/Affordable Healthcare Network. From 1976 until 1986, he was an internist at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana.
Korn received his Bachelor of Science and Medical Degrees from Tufts University. He completed his internship and internal medicine residency at Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital and the Mayo Clinic. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has served on several Institute of Medicine Roundtables.
Korn contributed to the Markle Common Framework for Networked Personal Health Information.