Media Release
December 11, 2018
Contact: Koko Mackin
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Announces Vice President of Network Contracting
BIRMINGHAM, AL – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama announces that Joseph Oaks has been named Vice President of Network Contracting. Oaks has been with Blue Cross for seven years. During his tenure, Oaks has served as Manager of Contracting within the Healthcare Networks division where he has made significant contributions to provider engagement and network contracting. Prior to joining Blue Cross, Joe was with the Baptist Health System for 23 years and last served as Executive Director of the Baptist Physician Alliance.

Oaks is a graduate of the University of Alabama where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Healthcare Management. He later earned from the University of Alabama Birmingham a Master of Public Health and a Master of Business Administration.

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