LifeBridge Well being CEO to chair federal well being care advisory committee
Neil Meltzer, president and CEO of LifeBridge Well being, was appointed chair of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Schooling (APOE), a federal well being care advisory committee to the Facilities for Medicare & Medicaid Providers (CMS).
Meltzer will start his time period as chair in June.
Established in 1999, the APOE is answerable for advising and making suggestions to the Secretary of Well being and Human Providers and the Administrator of CMS regarding optimum schooling and outreach methods, with a selected deal with weak and underserved populations, on a broad vary of federal well being care applications and insurance policies corresponding to Medicare, Medicaid, Kids’s Well being Insurance coverage Program (CHIP) and the Well being Insurance coverage Market.
Meltzer joined the panel in 2022 and was chosen as chair due to his intensive expertise in healthcare and community-focused strategy to healthcare in addition to his contributions as a member of the panel over the past yr. Below his management, LifeBridge Well being has developed vital revolutionary and profitable approaches to enhancing the well being of the populations LifeBridge Well being serves.
Meltzer strives to develop efficient methods that deal with the challenges going through completely different underserved populations in accessing healthcare in central Maryland and past. Alongside together with his background in public well being, Meltzer has a novel viewpoint in that LifeBridge Well being has amenities in each city and rural communities.
He is also energetic on many native and civic boards, together with the Nationwide Well being Care Workforce Fee and the Maryland Hospital Affiliation and he’s additionally the previous nationwide chair for the American Coronary heart Affiliation.
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