Healthcare DIVE March 1, 2021
- Elizabeth Fowler will be the new director of CMS’ innovation center, per the HHS directory, confirming weeks of speculation the health policy expert and Obama administration alum would be taking on the role.
- As head of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Fowler will direct federal government efforts and run payment models in a bid to inject value into the U.S. healthcare system.
- Fowler has previously held leadership roles at HHS and helped draft and implement the Affordable Care Act, the law underpinning much of President Joe Biden’s health policy agenda. She later worked as a VP for global health policy at pharma giant Johnson & Johnson.
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