Dr. Rick Weisblatt is the Senior Vice President for Provider Network and Health Services for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, New England’s leading not-for-profit health plan. Founded in 1969, Harvard Pilgrim and its affiliates are licensed to provide comprehensive health insurance solutions in Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire. It was awarded NCQA’s Number One Health Plan in the nation ten years in a row.
Dr. Weisblatt is responsible for all aspects of Harvard Pilgrim’s provider strategy. Under his leadership Harvard Pilgrim developed a nationally recognized program for hospital and physician pay-for-performance and recently implemented new risk arrangements intended to align the interests of physicians, health plans and patients. Dr. Weisblatt led the development of new network products including limited and tiered designs, health engagement incentive programs, transparency tools and member steerage programs. More recently, he has led efforts to deepen Harvard Pilgrim’s provider relationships including a joint venture with two major health care systems in New Hampshire which features new models for collaborative care management.
Dr. Weisblatt has a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland and his clinical interests have been in treating children, adolescents, and couples. He joined Advocates’ Board of Directors in 2004.