Rhonda Robinson Beale

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Rhonda Robinson Beale is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 30 years of experience in health care systems, managed care and quality improvement in behavioral health and medical care. She is the SVP and Chief Medical Officer for Blue Cross of Idaho over the Medical Affairs Division responsible for medical and behavioral service management for all market segments. Dr. Robinson Beale has served in the past as the Chief Medical Officer/Physician Executive within several large, national and local health care organizations, such as Optum, a subsidiary within United Health Group, PacifiCare, Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Health Alliance Plan in Michigan. She has been involved with many national organizations as a subject matter expert, National Institute of Mental Health, Institute of Medicine, National Quality Forum, American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, American Society of Addiction Medicine, NCQA and others.

Dr Robinson Beale has served on many national boards, engaged with key committees and workgroups and has been significantly involved in influencing changes in the system. She was on the IOM committee that created “Crossing the Quality Chasm and “To Err is Human.” Dr. Robinson Beale has been involved in influencing local and national legislation particularly around Parity and ACA issues. Her involvements led to her having the opportunity to testify before the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee (HELP) on the state of behavioral health care.

Sessions with Rhonda Robinson Beale

October 5, 2017