Patrick Gilligan

Chairman of the Board
Expertise: Product Development and Provider Contract Management

Patrick Gilligan is Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA). He serves as Qcentive’s Chairman of the Board.

Pat is responsible for all of BCBSMA’s commercial market-facing functions, leading product development, management, and strategy; and brand management, marketing, and sales. In addition, he oversees specialty benefits offerings, health engagement programs, and Zaffre Investments—which invests in companies that are developing new products, services, and technologies that aim to improve health care.

In 2007, Pat served as Senior Vice President of Health Care Contract Management at BCBSMA, where he was responsible for developing and executing the provider contracting strategy and for successfully implementing the Alternative Quality Contract, a payment reform initiative that has received national recognition.

Before rejoining BCBSMA in 2015 in his current role, Pat was Senior Vice President for Health System Alliances at CVS Health. Earlier in his career, he was Vice President for System Contracting and Contract Finance for Partners HealthCare in Boston.

Patrick received a B.A. in mathematics from the College of the Holy Cross.