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From page 328...
... He is responsible for the contracts with the federal government, primarily those related to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and to the administration of the Medicare program. From 1978 to 1982, he was Executive Director of the American Health Planning Association and before that held several health-related positions in the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, including: Director, Office of Policy Development and Planning, Office of Assistant Secretary for Health; and Assistant Director, National Institute of Mental Health.
From page 329...
... Mr. Edwards serves on the Board of Directors of the ERISA Industry Committee, the Hospital Reimbursement Task Force and the Health Committee of New York State Business Council, the Industrial Management Council Health Care Vision Strategy Committee, and the Technical Advisory Committee of the State of New York Insurance Department.
From page 330...
... He was a founding partner of the Washington consulting firm, Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., and has served as Vice President for Washington Representation of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, and staff director of the Senate Health Subcommittee. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and author of many articles and papers on private health insurance, structural reform of the health system, and health care competition.
From page 331...
... chief executive officer in March 1992. Prior to assuming this fulltime staff position of the 26,000-member organization, he was in the private practice of internal medicine and endocrinology in Salt Lake City for 27 years.
From page 332...
... He has written and spoken extensively on employee benefits including papers and seminars for, among others, American Law Institute; American Bar Association; Practicing Law Institute; New York University Institute of Labor; New York Law Journal; Warrent, Gorham & Lamont; and the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
From page 333...
... The system includes a tertiary care hospital, two community hospitals, 35 ambulatory care centers in four Michigan counties, a 900-member physician medical group, a 410,000-member health maintenance organization, and other programs and services. Before joining Henry Ford Health System, Warden was president and chief executive officer of Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound in Seattle, executive vice president of the American Hospital Association, and executive vice president and chief operations officer of Rush-Presbyterian-St.

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