Susan Beaton

Susan Beaton

Vice President, Provider Services, Care Management and Risk

Vice President, Provider Services, Care Management and Risk

Susan Beaton is vice president, provider services, care management and risk at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). In her role, she is focused on enhancing provider relationships, as well providing guidance, direction and strategic transformation for our nursing teams and external partners.

Previously, Beaton served as senior director, nurse care management and clinical policy. She has also held several leadership roles in BCBSNE’s health care delivery and wellness, medical management services, claims, product benefit and medical policy teams.

An Omaha native, Beaton is active in community service, holding a number of positions in the following organizations: Quail Creek Neighborhood Association, Masonic Home for Children and Omaha Home for Boys. She also supports several local fundraising efforts in Bellevue, Nebraska and is a United Way Bridge Builder.

Beaton is a 2013 graduate of the UNMC College of Public Health Leadership Institute and a 2016 graduate of the FGI leadership program. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and both the local and national American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

Beaton earned a bachelor’s degree in registered nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and is currently pursuing a master’s of business administration in healthcare economics from Bellevue University. She also has several designations, including certified pediatric nurse generalist and professional coder.

Susan Beaton

Vice President, Provider Services, Care Management and Risk