The US Department of Health and Human Services has appointed former CEO and founder of home healthcare company Landmark Health Adam Boehler to be the new director and deputy administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)
Boehler will replace CMMI director Patrick Conway, who announced his resignation in August citing plans to join Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina as its new president.
The incoming director has a long history of success in healthcare. In addition to founding Landmark Health, Boehler also started the laboratory benefit management services provider Avalon Health Solutions, served as a board member and founder of pharmacy development company TrellisRx, and was an operating partner at private equity firm Francisco Partners.
Read the full announcement at Healthcare Risk Management Review here.