René Lerer, M.D.

Senior Advisor

Dr. Lerer is a nationally recognized executive in managed care and payor services.

Dr. Lerer is president of GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation and Florida Blue. GuideWell is a $14 billion, not-for-profit health solutions organization that is the parent to a family of forward-thinking companies, including the leading health insurer in Florida.

Dr. Lerer has more than 30 years of experience in executive management with leading national health care organizations. Prior to joining the GuideWell organization, he served as executive chairman of Magellan Health Services, now Magellan Health, a $5 billion, Nasdaq-listed specialty health care management company focused on behavioral health, pharmacy and other complex areas of health care. During his tenure with Magellan, Dr. Lerer also served as chief executive officer and as president and chief operating officer. Earlier in his career he held positions as co-founder and president of Internet HealthCare Group, a health care technology venture fund; chief operating officer of Prudential Healthcare; and president of The Travelers Health Network.

Dr. Lerer serves on the board of directors of York Risk Services Group, Prime Therapeutics, Availity, and on the board of HIAS, the international migration agency of the American Jewish community.


State University of New York at Buffalo (M.D.)
Oberlin College (B.A.)

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