Opinion: Methodist CEO said BCBS putting ‘patients’ lives in danger’

By , Guest Columnist Updated: February 06, 2023 9:44 PM CT | Published: February 06, 2023 12:57 PM CT
Michael Ugwueke
Guest Columnist

Michael Ugwueke

Michael Ugwueke is President & CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, a six hospital system in Memphis with $2 billion in annual revenue. 

“One thing (BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee) remains crystal clear about is their willingness to put patients’ lives in danger,” said Methodist’s CEO. “BCBST’s reckless gamesmanship is not in the best interest of Memphis.”


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