The Government Accountability Office this week appointed two new members to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and reappointed four current members. The new members are Lawrence Casalino, M.D., the Livingston Professor of Public Health and chief of the Division of Healthcare Policy and Economics in the Weill Cornell Department of Healthcare Policy and Research in New York, N.Y.; and Amol Navathe, M.D., co-director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute and associate director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania and staff physician at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia. Reappointed members are Brian DeBusk, CEO of DeRoyal Industries; Paul B. Ginsburg, Leonard Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution, and professor of health policy at the University of Southern California; Bruce Pyenson, principal and consulting actuary at Milliman Inc.; and Pat Wang, CEO of Healthfirst. Their terms expire April 2021.
 

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