William M. Gracey

William M. Gracey, 62, served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee Inc. (―BCBST‖) from 2012 until his retirement in 2015. He joined BCBST in 2010 as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gracey served on the board of directors of BCBST for four years prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining BCBST, Mr. Gracey held multiple positions with LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (now LifePoint Health, Inc.), including Executive Vice President from 2008 to 2009, Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2008, and a Division President from 1999 to 2004. While at LifePoint, Mr. Gracey was responsible for managed care contracting and management of numerous physician-hospital networks. Mr. Gracey held multiple senior operating and management positions with Hospital Corporation of America from 1983 to 1999, including as a division president. Mr. Gracey is a past chairman of the Tennessee Hospital Association. Mr. Gracey holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Texas and a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University.

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