ACC Trustee Appointed to Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee

Notable News | Paul N. Casale, MD, MPH, FACC, a member of ACC’s Board of Trustees (BOT), has been appointed to the new Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee, created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. Casale was nominated for this position by the ACC.

The 11 committee members, which were appointed by Gene L. Dodaro, the Comptroller General of the U.S. and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office, will provide information and recommendations on physician payment models to the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

“This committee will be a critical source of information and advice for the Secretary of Health and Human Services as the department considers new payment approaches for Medicare physician services,” said Dodaro. Casale, an interventional cardiologist, is chief of cardiology at Lancaster General Health. He is also a clinical professor of medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine and senior scholar in the department of health policy at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. In addition to serving on ACC’s BOT, he is active on several College committees.

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