What They’re Watching: Elizabeth Barrera, Wellpoint


Shane Ersland


Elizabeth Barrera, medical director of substance use disorders at Wellpoint, discussed the company’s partnership with its parent company—Elevance Health—as well as Carelon Behavioral Health.

“We’ve allowed for a merge of data and clinical leaders … Having an approach that looks at the entire geographic region of Washington—we serve all 39 counties—taking into consideration equity, diversity, and inclusion. Not only at the leadership levels, but within our organization, and how we apply that to our providers.”

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