Rahul Rajkumar Biography



Rahul Rajkumar

Rahul Rajkumar, MD, JD, was named Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in 2016. He assists in overseeing operation of the company's Patient-Centered Medical Home and Total Care and Cost Improvement programs, and as part of CareFirst's Medical Affairs division, plays a role in developing medical policy for the region's largest insurer. Prior to joining CareFirst, Dr. Rajkumar served as Deputy Director at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Yale University, a doctorate degree of medicine (MD) from Yale’s School Of Medicine, and a doctorate degree of law (J.D.) from Yale’s School Of Law. Dr. Rajkumar is an attending physician at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Washington, D.C., and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.