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Vice President for Medicare and D...

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Local Address: Westmont, Illinois, United States
Centene Corporation
7700 Forsyth Blvd.
St Louis, Missouri 63105
United States

Company Description: Centene Corporation is a multi-line healthcare enterprise operating primarily in two segments: Medicaid Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Company’s Medicaid...   more
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Education

  • Master of Business Administration
    Johns Hopkins University
  • undergraduate degree
    University of Illinois
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Arden Named Vice President, ...
www.bcbst.com, 24 Nov 2010 [cached]
Arden Named Vice President, GM of BlueCross Senior Care Division Becomes Leader for Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement Plan Areas
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Gale P. Arden has been named vice president and general manager of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee's Senior Care Division, which is responsible for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement products. The appointment was approved by the Board of Directors on Sept. 24.
In her new role, Arden is responsible for management and leadership of Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, Medicare Supplement products. She oversees product design, distribution, operations, strategy, care delivery and quality initiatives for these programs.
"Since joining BlueCross in 2009, Gale has become a vital part of our team, and this move uses her considerable talents to further strengthen the organization," said Stephen M. Walker, senior vice president of federal programs for BlueCross.
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Before joining BlueCross, Arden was employed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). During her tenure with CMS, Arden was involved in oversight of the Medicare and Medicaid programs' national operations. She also was the first CMS senior leader of the office of managed care.
Arden's other accomplishments at CMS include: managing the disabled and elderly health programs group; developing state drug benefits strategies; assisting with the application of the Medicare Modernization Act; leading HIPAA insurance reform implementation efforts; and assisting in the policy development for Medicare supplemental insurance products.
Prior to her service at CMS, Arden held various leadership positions in the Social Security Administration. In addition, she served as a vice president in an integrated health system in the Midwest.
She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University.
Arden Joins Federal Programs ...
www.bcbst.com, 17 Feb 2009 [cached]
Arden Joins Federal Programs Team at BlueCross
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Gale P. Arden recently joined BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee as director of public programs, research and planning for federal programs.
In this role, Arden will be responsible for offering consultation within BlueCross' government business and emerging markets division as well as to BlueCross subsidiary, Volunteer State Health Plan. She will also participate in researching, developing and implementing solutions in federal and state health care.
"Gale has significant experience with health insurance and delivery programs including Medicare and Medicaid," said Stephen Walker, senior vice president of federal programs for BlueCross.
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Before joining BlueCross, Arden was employed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). During her tenure with CMS, Arden was involved in oversight of the Medicare and Medicaid programs' national operations. She also was the first CMS senior leader of the newly created office of managed care.
Arden's other accomplishments at CMS include: managing the disabled and elderly health programs group; developing state drug benefits strategies; assisting with the application of the Medicare Modernization Act; leading HIPAA insurance reform implementation efforts; and assisting in the policy development for Medicare supplemental insurance products.
Prior to her service at CMS, Arden held various leadership positions in the Social Security Administration. In addition, she served as a vice president in an integrated health system in the Midwest.
She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University.
Gale P. Arden, President, ...
ardenhealthadvisors.com, 10 Jan 2013 [cached]
Gale P. Arden, President, has an extensive background in health care policy and operations. She held Senior Executive positions for many years with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Her subject matter expertise includes Medicaid long-term care, issues involving dual eligibles, operation and policy perspectives on both Medicare and Medicaid managed care, coverage and eligibility concerns involving Medicaid, and state interaction and coordination involving the Medicaid program. In addition, Ms. Arden has held positions in the private sector advising a large insurance firm on health care reform. She also headed operations for the firm in their Medicare managed care, Part D, and Medicare Supplement lines of business.
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Gale P. Arden, President
Arden Health Advisors LLC
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Two Articles on Medicare Deception and Fraud
www.yuricareport.com, 7 Feb 2004 [cached]
Gale P. Arden, director of the private health insurance group at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said: "This is a new line of business for us.
GALE P ARDEN, ...
ardenhealthadvisors.com, 10 Jan 2013 [cached]
GALE P ARDEN, PRESIDENT
ARDEN HEALTH ADVISORS
Gale P Arden, President, Arden Health Advisors LLC, offers consulting services in the health care arena. She has a unique background combining extensive federal health care regulatory and policy leadership with experience in the private payor environment. In her career with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), she held senior executive positions in both the Medicare and Medicaid programs. From 1993 through 1995, she established the Office of Managed Care for CMS which regulated and provided oversight for managed care in both the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Later in her career, from 2004-2009, she served as Director of Disabled and Elderly Health Programs. In that position she had senior executive responsibility for Medicaid programs serving the long term care needs of the elderly and disabled. She had oversight of home and community based programs as well as grant and demonstration programs assisting states in transforming their long term care Medicaid programs. After leaving CMS, Gale gained experience in the private payor sector at Blue Cross Blue Shield Tennessee (BCBST). At BCBST, Gale was a senior advisor from 2009-2010 helping the company anticipate and prepare for changes due to federal health care reform legislation. From 2010 to 2011, Gale was the Vice President and General Manager for the Medicare managed care operations for BCBST with responsibility for managed care and Part D prescription drug benefit lines of business.
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