Mary T. McCluskey, M.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Government Business Division
Mary T. McCluskey, M.D., is senior vice president and chief medical officer for the Government Business Division of WellPoint, Inc. In this role, she oversees all medical management — including clinical programs, cost management, quality improvement, and provider network and provider collaboration initiatives to ensure high quality care for members in Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Prior to her current position, Dr. McCluskey served as executive vice president and chief medical officer at Amerigroup. She also served as chief medical officer for Aetna Inc., Northeast region. In this role, she was the senior clinical and medical quality leader for a division that provided health insurance for 2.4 million people through employer-sponsored and Medicare programs. Under her guidance, the company’s Northeast region earned an excellent accreditation rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Her previous positions at Aetna included national medical director and head of Clinical Cost Management and senior regional medical director of the Southeast region. Prior to joining Aetna, Dr. McCluskey was vice president of Medical Affairs for Medpartners Medical Management in Tampa, Fla. She previously served as internist and medical director of Bridgeton Health Center in St. Louis.
Dr. McCluskey began her career as an urgent care physician in St. Louis. A graduate of St. Louis University and the St. Louis University School of Medicine, she completed her residency in internal medicine at Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis.