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CMMI Director Adam Boehler Appointed as HHS Senior Adviser

Adam Boehler

Adam Boehler, director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation at the Deparment of Health and Human Services, will assume the additional role of senior adviser for value-based transformation and innovation.

HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced on Wednesday Boehler’s appointment as the former’s fourth picked senior adviser, joining Jim Parker, Dan Best and Brett Giroir.

The four advisers will work to support Azar’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis; reduce costs of prescription drugs; manage the cost and availability of health insurance; and transform the value of the country’s healthcare system.

Boehler has been leading CMMI since April, and is the founder of healthcare firms Landmark Health and Avalon Healthcare Solutions.

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