Mr. Carlos L. Rodríguez Ramos serves as Chief Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Triple-S Management Corp. (TSM) a publicly traded company and independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with presence in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and U.S. Virgin Islands. Mr. Rodríguez is also member of the board of directors and corporate secretary of various insurance companies, including TSM’s managed care subsidiaries Triple-S Salud (TSS) and Triple-S Advantage (TSA) and its live and property and casualty subsidiaries Triple-S Vida (TSV) and Triple-S Propiedad (TSP), respectively. Through its managed care subsidiaries TSS and TSA, TSM participates in the private health insurance market, as well as in Medicaid and Medicare Advantage.
As part of his role as Chief Legal Counsel, Mr. Rodriguez advises and assist the company, particularly its CEO and Board of Directors in managing complex legal, legislative and policy matters. Mr. Rodriguez is responsible for the supervision of internal and external counsel providing legal support to TSM and its subsidiaries, and for the development and coordination of TSM public policy and government affairs agenda. He is a member of the Medicare Policy Committee of the Medicaid and Medicare Advantage Products Association of Puerto Rico (MMAPA) and has held leadership positions in other trade associations such as the Puerto Rico Insurance Companies Association (“ACODESE” for its Spanish acronyms), where he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Previous to joining TSM, Mr. Rodríguez worked at the office of the Governor of Puerto Rico as assistant legal and legislative advisor (2010-2011) and Deputy Chief of Staff for Programmatic Affairs and Special Projects (2011-2012). He served two years as law clerk for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, Federico Hernandez Denton.
Mr. Rodríguez has an extensive academic experience as undergraduate professor of political science and economics and adjunct professor at the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, where he has taught health law courses and conducted research on the regulation of the healthcare industry, public health law, and constitutional and legal implications of public health policy. He graduated from the UPR School of Law in 2007 and in 2010 obtained an LL.M from Columbia Law School. He holds a MA degree in international economics and international relations from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).