Melanie Bella, MBA

Position: Commissioner

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Term Ends: April 2021

Melanie Bella, MBA, is chief of new business and policy at Cityblock Health, which facilitates health care delivery for low-income urban populations, particularly Medicaid beneficiaries and those dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. Previously, she served as the founding director of the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, where she designed and launched payment and delivery system demonstrations to improve quality and reduce costs. Ms. Bella also was the director of the Indiana Medicaid program, where she oversaw CHIP and the state’s long-term care insurance program. Ms. Bella received her master of business administration from Harvard University.

Financial Interests

Cityblock Health, employer


Inglis House, board member
Leavitt Partners, consultant
SCAN Foundation, board member