Andrea Gelzer

Andrea Gelzer MD

Andrea Gelzer, MD, MS, FACP

Senior Vice President and Corporate Chief Medical Officer

AmeriHealth Caritas

 

Dr. Andrea Gelzer is the senior vice president and corporate chief medical officer for AmeriHealth Caritas. She is responsible for overseeing the medical management strategy, medical policy development, quality management, corporate provider network strategy, and medical informatics for all AmeriHealth Caritas health plans.

 

Before joining AmeriHealth Caritas, Dr. Gelzer served as the Chief Medical Officer for Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan and Senior Vice President Clinical Public Affairs at CIGNA Corporation, and spent 16 years practicing internal medicine.

 

Dr. Gelzer serves on several national committees including the CMS Technical Expert Panel on the National Impact Assessment of CMS Quality Measures and the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network’s Alternative Payment Model Framework & Progress Tracking Workgroup. She also chairs the Chief Medical Officer Leadership Council of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). She was an incorporator of eHealth CT and serves on the executive board of the HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern PA.

 

Dr. Gelzer earned her undergraduate degree from Tufts University and her doctor of medicine from St. George’s University. She also received a master’s degree in preventive medicine/administrative medicine at the University of Wisconsin Madison. She is a board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in clinical informatics.