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Advancing Healthcare Value in
Southeastern Pennsylvania,
Southern New Jersey and Delaware
Board of Directors
Reetika Kumar, M.D., FACP, is vice president of Market Clinical Solutions and Pharmacy Services at Independence Blue Cross (IBX). Her expertise and commitment to improving the health of IBX’s members is focused on proven practices, evidenced-based medicine, and cost-effective health care delivery. Dr. Kumar manages full accountability for pharmacy profit and loss, pharmacy clinical programs, and pharmacy sales and product development. This includes oversight of work related to the organization’s partnership with its pharmacy benefits manager. In addition, Dr. Kumar oversees the delivery of health care services for self-funded and fully insured employer groups. Dr. Kumar is an accomplished physician executive with expertise in the hospital and health care industries. With more than 14 years in managed care and 25 years as a physician, she is a trusted, sought-after speaker and an esteemed voice in the health care community. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Kumar played a pivotal role in sharing critical information about vaccines, masking, and other safety protocols aimed at keeping people well. Dr. Kumar joined IBX in 2017 and in 2020 took on the role as Market Medical Executive and vice president of Clinical Solutions. Prior to that, she served as vice president of Clinical Services for AmeriHealth Administrators and Chief Clinical Officer at Jefferson Health Plans. Dr. Kumar is a Fellow at the American College of Physicians. She serves on the board for POWER for Professional Women, and the grant advisory committee for Fred’s Footsteps. Dr. Kumar completed her internal medicine residency training at Johns Hopkins University.