Alan Weil, JD, MPP

Position: Commissioner

Location: Bethesda, MD

Term Ends: April 2019

Alan Weil, JD, MPP, is editor-in-chief of Health Affairs, a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed health policy journal, in Bethesda, Maryland. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and served six years on its Board on Health Care Services. He is a trustee of the Consumer Health Foundation and is the director of the Aspen Health Strategy Group. He previously served as executive director of the National Academy for State Health Policy, director of the Urban Institute’s Assessing the New Federalism Project, executive director of the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, and assistant general counsel in the Massachusetts Department of Medical Security. He received a master’s degree from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a law degree from Harvard Law School.

Financial Interests

Project HOPE, employer
Aspen Health Strategy Group, director
Institute for Medicaid Innovation, spouse’s employer


Consumer Health Foundation, trustee