As a seasoned healthcare and communications professional with more than 20 years’ experience, Michael Drescher’s focus is helping organizations succeed and navigate complex environments. Currently the Vice President of Payer Strategy at XSOLIS, Michael’s work spans the sales, product and client teams to enhance the value being realized by payer organizations through their connection to the CORTEX® platform. Previously, Michael spent more than a decade with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, most recently serving as Director of Value-Based Contracting. Prior, at UnitedHealthcare, he was Vice President, Account Management, and was responsible for managing the state Medicaid relationship. Michael previously served as Communications Director for Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen, and Director of Public Affairs for the state’s Medicaid program. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and a master’s degree in healthcare management from Vanderbilt University.