Vice President, Integrated Healthcare Services, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
Dr. Blake Chaffee is a former Navy clinical psychologist who led the development and implementation of TriWest’s behavioral health, integrated care and deployment support programs in 21 states of the TRICARE West Region. TriWest’s behavioral health innovations have received five URAC Best Practice awards. Since 2013, Chaffee has headed TriWest’s behavioral health implementation of the VA Patient-Centered Community Care (VAPC3) and Choice Programs in VA Regions 3, 5 and 6. He has held leadership positions with Aetna Government Health Plans and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas and served as Vice President of Government Programs at MEDCO Behavioral Health. He began his career as a Navy psychologist serving at the Naval Health Research Center and Naval Regional Medical Center San Diego. Chaffee received his bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University, his Doctorate from the American University in Washington, D.C. and completed his internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.