US Government Accountability Office makes MACRA appointments

Comptroller General of the United States and U.S. Government Accountability Office Head Gene Dodaro appointed five new members and a new commissioner to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission.

The new commission members are:

  • Martha Carte is Scott Depot, APRN, W.V.-based FamilyCare Health Centers CEO. She previously was a certified nurse-midwife for two decades.
  • Frederick Cerise, MD, is Dallas-based Parkland Health's president and CEO. He previously was in charge of Medicaid and other programs in Louisiana as the secretary of the health and hospitals department.
  • Kisha Davis, MD, is a Gaithersburg, Md.-based Casey Health Institute family physician. She also is the Philadelphia-based Center for Applied Research program manager. Dr. Davis was the Casey Health Institute's previous medical director and director of community health.
  • Darin Gordon is the president and chief executive officer of Nashville, Tenn.-based Gordon & Associates. He provides healthcare consulting services to various clients. In a previous job, Mr. Gordon was the director of Tennessee's Medicaid and CHIP programs.
  • William Scanlon, PhD, is a La Jolla, Calif.-based West Health Institute consultant. Dr. Scanlon previously was with Washington, D.C.-based Georgetown University and the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute.

The new commission chair is:

  • Penny Thompson is principal of Penny Thompson Consulting, LLC. She provides advice to clients on healthcare delivery and other related aspects. She previously held executive positions with CMS.

More articles on leadership:
Community honors former Kaiser Permanente ASC leader for working with military families: 4 key notes
Healthcare adds 20k jobs in April: 5 things to know
American Association for Physician Leadership names new board: 3 key notes

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2019. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

 

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months