Elizabeth Ritter
Elizabeth Ritter

Elizabeth Ritter

Senior Consultant

Health Management Associates

Harrisburg, PA

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Elizabeth Ritter is a dedicated and enthusiastic professional with over a decade of leadership experience managing various operational aspects of projects and strategic corporate initiatives with proven success in the healthcare, health plan and government programs space.

Before joining HMA, Elizabeth worked at Capital Blue Cross where she focused on Medicare product development and administration. Most recently Elizabeth was the corporate planning manager responsible for coordination and development of the organization’s three-year strategic plan and annual corporate plan documents for presentation to the organization’s board of directors. She also served on a team that was responsible for the presentation of key performance indicators and strategic goal successes to Capital’s executive team.

While at Capital Blue Cross, she has served in several leadership roles. She managed the annual recurring work for the Medicare product team, successfully led the corporate project team that transitioned the organization to use of the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) in 2018, integrated the functions and operations of a newly acquired start-up Medicare Advantage plan, and guided the transition to a new pharmacy benefits manager in 2019.

Elizabeth’s professional experiences also include implementing enrollment and core processing systems and the pharmacy benefit manager contract for a start-up Medicare Advantage plan and working at the Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania serving as project coordinator for the Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network (PA-HEN). The PA-HEN was part of the Partnership for Patients initiative, implemented by CMS in 2011, to improve the quality, safety, and affordability of healthcare of all Americans.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from Elizabethtown College with concentrations in management and marketing, and a minor in Spanish.

Outside of work Elizabeth enjoys cooking, going on road trips, and camping with her husband and two rescue dogs.