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HCSC CEO Maurice Smith Among Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

CHICAGO — Modern Healthcare has named Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) President and CEO Maurice Smith to its list of 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for 2022. It is the third consecutive year he has received the honor.

This recognition acknowledges and honors individuals who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential figures in the industry in terms of leadership and impact.

 “Our 2022 ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare recognizes these individuals who are transforming a major sector of the nation’s economy and are focused on improving care and payment models,” said Modern Healthcare Editor Mary Ellen Podmolik.

“We’re honored that Maurice is being recognized for the work he does to ensure HCSC is offering members and clients the most impactful, relevant and innovative options to access quality, cost-effective health care,” said Jill Wolowitz, Chief Administrative Officer at HCSC. “Under his leadership, HCSC continues to bolster its membership and strengthen its capabilities through expanded market offerings, active development of strategic partnerships, and acquisition opportunities to best serve the evolving needs of our customers and members.”

Smith was named as president of HCSC in 2019 and added the CEO role in 2020. In his role, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the company, which serves more than 17.5 million members and employs 25,000 people in more 60 offices throughout North America.

The complete ranking can be found in the December 5 issue of MH magazine, and profiles of all the honorees are available online at


About Health Care Service Corporation
Health Care Service Corporation is the country's largest customer-owned health insurer, with more than 17.5 million members in its health plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. A Mutual Legal Reserve Company, HCSC is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. 

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