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Blue Shield of California Appoints Aliza Arjoyan as Senior Vice President of Network Management and Provider Partnerships

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. (November 8, 2019) – Aliza Arjoyan has been promoted to Blue Shield of California’s senior vice president of network management and provider partnerships. She will lead the nonprofit health plan’s network management, provider relations, network compliance and network analytic teams, while leading Blue Shield’s larger provider engagement strategies.

Aliza Arjoyan

Arjoyan joined Blue Shield in 2017 as vice president of network management, overseeing the health plan’s provider contracting strategies, provider relations, and ACO and Medicare network expansion initiatives. She replaces Mark Morgan, who is leaving Blue Shield to pursue other opportunities.

“Aliza is a proven leader who is respected within the provider community for her collaborative spirit to build strong relationships with our hospital, physician group and other clinicians throughout California,” said Terry Gilliland, M.D., Blue Shield’s executive vice president of Health Care Quality and Affordability.

“I am excited to take on this new role, working with very talented teams of health care professionals who are driven by our nonprofit mission of ensuring Californians have access to quality care that’s sustainably affordable,” Arjoyan said.

Previous to joining Blue Shield, Arjoyan already had more than 25 years of health care network management experience, serving in executive and leadership roles at Humana, SCAN Health Plan and ValueOptions in Long Beach, Calif.

Arjoyan will be based in Blue Shield’s office in Woodland Hills, Calif. and report to Gilliland.


About Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California strives to create a health care system worthy of our family and friends that is sustainably affordable. We are a not-for-profit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with 4 million members, 6,800 employees and more than $20 billion in annual revenue. Founded in 1939 in San Francisco and now headquartered in Oakland, Calif., Blue Shield of California and its affiliates provide health, dental, vision, Medicaid and Medicare health care service plans in California. The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have an impact on California communities.

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