Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Names New Vice President
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS), the state's largest health insurer, announced today that Clay Britton will join the company in the role of vice president, legal and compliance services and general counsel.
As vice president and general counsel, Britton will provide legal counsel, manage litigation, lead the company's legal services department and will oversee the records management program. He will also serve as corporate secretary for BCBSKS.
"We're thrilled to have Clay join our team. He's a seasoned attorney and a top-notch professional,” Matt All, president/CEO said. “He's the best of Kansas, which is exactly why we're glad he's going to be part of our team at Blue Cross."
Britton comes to BCBSKS from the Office of Governor Laura Kelly, where he has served as chief counsel since 2019. In addition to providing legal counsel to the Governor and her staff, he collaborated with and oversaw the work of attorneys in 13 cabinet agencies. Britton also previously served for two years as an assistant United States attorney, as an associate with Lathrop & Gage LLP, and as the assistant attorney general in the Office of the Kansas Attorney General.
Britton will begin his role with BCBSKS in December 2021.
Other members of the corporate steering committee include Matt All, president/CEO; Nicki Flanagan, vice president, human resources and administrative services; Dr. John Fong, senior vice president, provider and government affairs, chief medical officer; Treena Mason, senior vice president of sales and operations; Mike Gerrish, vice president, chief marketing and experience officer; Holly Graves, vice president, operations and CMS programs; Matt Langdon, vice president, information technology and services, chief information officer; Sunee Mickle, vice president, government and community relations; Ann Shelton, vice president, finance; and Angie Strecker, vice president, provider relations and medical economics.
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
For nearly 80 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas has built a reputation of trust with its members and contracting providers by providing outstanding customer service while quickly and accurately processing claims; fairly administering benefit plans and contracts; offering programs, services and tools to help members improve or maintain their health; and operating under the highest ethical standards while being good stewards of premium dollars. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and is the state’s largest insurer, serving all Kansas counties except Johnson and Wyandotte. For more information, visit bcbsks.com.