Senior Vice President, Enterprise Networks
Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield
601 S. Gaines Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Steven A. Spaulding has executive responsibility for payment reform initiatives for Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and its family of companies. These include establishment of collaborative health ventures and clinically integrated networks, oversight for implementation and support of patient-centered medical homes, provider network contracting, hospital reimbursement, and commercial pharmacy programs.
Mr. Spaulding joined Arkansas Blue Cross in 1983 as a marketing representative in the Hot Springs region and was named an account executive in 1991 for USAble Administrators. He was named regional marketing manager for eastern Arkansas in 1993. He served as regional executive of the South Central region headquartered in Hot Springs from 1994 until 2002, when he was promoted to vice president of Internal Operations. In 2008, he was promoted to vice president of Enterprise Networks. A native of Breckenridge, Michigan, Mr. Spaulding received his bachelor’s degree from Alma College in Michigan. He is a chartered life underwriter and a certified health consultant. He received professional status in the Association of Healthcare Management in 2005 and completed the Ross School of Business Executive Education program at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 2012.