Mr. Klein served as the chief executive officer of The Lifetime Healthcare Companies (TLHC) headquartered in Rochester, NY which includes Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS), Univera Healthcare, Lifetime Health Medical Group, Lifetime Care (home care agency), EBS-RMSCO Benefit Solutions (benefits consulting firm and third party administration), and MedAmerica (long term care insurance company). He was a director of the national Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) and America’s Health Insurance Plans. Mr. Klein had been a senior executive with TLHC and its predecessor companies since 1986, serving as CEO from 2003 through his retirement in 2012.
Mr. Klein is a special advisor to the CEO of the University of Rochester (U of R) Medical Center, a professor of public health sciences in the U of R School of Medicine and Dentistry, and an executive professor of health care management in the U of R William E. Simon Graduate School of Business. He serves as vice-chair and director of the New York eHealth Collaborative overseeing New York health IT. Mr. Klein is a member of the Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business Healthcare Advisory Board.
Bachelor of Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and MBA from the University of Chicago.