Senior Medical Director, CIGNA

Dr. Nemecek is senior medical director for CIGNA, setting the groundwork for clinical coordination, quality and integration for the behavioral health and health and wellness operations. As co-chair of the National Quality Improvement Committee overseeing the company's behavioral quality program, he helps ensure network access and availability, patient safety, compliance for treatment with clinical guidelines, participant and provider satisfaction and utilization management. He oversees 13 medical directors in behavioral clinical operations and is the chief medical liaison for integration, quality and operations.

Prior to joining CIGNA, Dr. Nemecek served as executive medical director for Allina Behavioral Health Services in Minneapolis, overseeing five outpatient clinics and four inpatient mental health units with over 80 mental health providers. He also has 10 years of clinical experience with an inpatient and outpatient psychiatric practice in Minneapolis. He is recognized as a distinguished fellow by the American Psychiatric Association and is board certified by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.

Dr. Nemecek received his M.D. and completed his psychiatric residency at Washington University in St. Louis, and holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis.