Paul Hain

(Courtesy of: BCBSTX).

Dr. Paul Hain has been promoted to be Chief Medical Officer and divisional senior vice president market delivery for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas after previously serving as president of North Texas Market Strategy for the insurer.

In his new position, he will oversee public relations, community investments, government relations, and lobbying efforts. His other roles will include executive sponsor of Medicaid and Medicare in Texas and supporting the enterprise and marketing teams.

Prior to working at Blue Cross, Hain was Vice President and Medical Director of Population Health and Network Development at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Prior to that Hain served as Associate Chief of Staff and Medical Director for Quality at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, where he founded the Pediatric Hospitalist Program. Hain’s academic work focuses on quality improvement, risk management and more. He plays numerous advisory roles for organizations such as the Naveen Jindal School of Management and the Blue Zones Project.