Executive Vice President, Corporate Compliance and Regulatory Affairs
Kathleen (Kathy) Reardon joined HealthSmart in 2021 and leads HealthSmart’s legal and compliance teams. She is an attorney with over twenty years’ experience providing legal advice to across the healthcare industry with a focus on PBMs, health plans, pharmacy service delivery, and healthcare technology. She leverages her high energy and expertise to offer pragmatic strategic insight to support businesses driving the constant evolution of healthcare service delivery.
Kathy began her career in private practice at the law firm Bryan Cave in St. Louis, Missouri (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner), and then went to work at Express Scripts where she focused much of her career in the highly regulated and complex delivery of pharmacy and pharmacy benefits management services to customers in the commercial and government insurance markets. Her work at Express Scripts included providing strategic and regulatory advice across a wide variety of PBM business lines including services to Medicare, Medicaid and ACA plan sponsors; specialty pharmacy clinical products and services; PBM network contracting; mail order pharmacy operations; data privacy and date use; rebate contracting and formulary management. Subsequent to the acquisition of ESI, Kathy served as Chief Ethics Officer at CIGNA. Kathy also held the position of General Counsel at DaVita Rx and worked in the healthcare technology sector as General Counsel for Blink Health.
Kathy earned her Juris Doctor degree from St. Louis University Law School, and a bachelor's degree with a double major in government and modern dance from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.