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Kurt Spear

Kurt Spear

Kurt Spear is the Vice President of Financial Investigations and Provider Review (FIPR) for Highmark Inc., where he oversees Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware markets. Kurt monitors provider billing and member claim activities to protect the corporation’s assets against fraud, waste, and abuse in the payment for health care services.

Prior to joining Highmark, Mr. Spear was a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has more than 18 years of experience in various global audit, compliance, and security and privacy functions, working with diverse industries and clients, including insurance companies.

Mr. Spear received his bachelor’s degree from Marietta College in Marietta, OH and holds certifications in audit and controls, including a CISSP, CISA, and CRISC.

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