Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 01/08/2020

Former Health Company CEO Tapped As CMMI Head

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / January 6, 2020 at 5:52 PM
The former CEO of Anthem’s Diversified Business Group will lead the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, CMS announced Monday (Jan. 6), replacing former Adam Boehler who stepped down as director last year. Brad Smith, who also co-founded and acted as CEO of Aspire Health, a home-based palliative care company, will become CMMI director and a senior advisor to HHS Secretary Alex Azar for value-based transformation. “Brad has impressive experience with innovative care delivery and paying for value, and he...

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