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MDMA Statement on CMMI Director Boehler's Selection a Senior Advisor to HHS Secretary Azar

Thursday, July 19, 2018  
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MDMA Statement on CMMI Director Boehler’s Selection as Senior Advisor to HHS Secretary Azar


WASHINGTON, DC -- Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued the following statement today regarding the selection of CMMI Director Adam Boehler as the Senior Advisor for Value-Based Transformation and Innovation to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar:

 

“MDMA applauds the selection of CMMI Director Boehler as Secretary Azar's Senior Advisor for Value-Based Transformation and Innovation.  Director Boehler has a strong track record of developing innovative solutions to the pressing needs facing patient care and addressing complex disease states.  

 

“As our nation’s health care delivery system shifts to a value-based model, it is critically important that patient and physician choice is protected, and that outcomes and costs are measured over the appropriate time horizons.

 

“MDMA looks forward to continue working with Director Boehler to ensure that America's patients get timely access to the cures and therapies developed by medical technology innovators.”

 

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