Dr. Charles Cutler was most recently the chief medical director for National Accounts for Aetna where he was responsible for the clinical strategy and clinical sales team that serves Aetna's largest customers. Prior to assuming this role, Dr. Cutler was the national medical director for Quality and Clinical Integration at Aetna, responsible for national quality strategy. He also provides clinical leadership for quality-related programs, such as pay-for-performance and selective provider networks. He serves on Aetna’s Racial and Ethnic Disparities Task Force, the NCQA Standards Committee, and the Ambulatory Quality Alliance.
Dr. Cutler was previously the chief medical officer at the American Association of Health Plans (now known as America's Health Insurance Plans, or AHIP) in Washington, DC, where he led national initiatives to improve chronic disease care including partnerships with professional organizations and the development of local partnerships with health plans, medical societies, and public health organizations. He provided clinical and health plan operations guidance to staff responding to and drafting health care legislation on the Federal and State level. At AHIP, he served on Aetna’s external advisory committee on race and ethnic disparities.