Penny Thompson, MPA

Position: Chair

Location: Ellicott City, MD

Term Ends: April 2019

Penny Thompson, MPA, is principal of Penny Thompson Consulting, LLC, and provides strategic advice and solutioning services in the areas of health care delivery and payment, information technology development, and program integrity. Previously, she served as deputy director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Ms. Thompson previously was director of health care strategy and planning for Hewlett Packard’s health care business unit. In addition, she served as CMS’s director of program integrity and as chief of the health care branch within the Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Ms. Thompson received her master of public administration from The George Washington University.

Financial Interests

Penny Thompson Consulting LLC, employer  (major clients include Data Computer Corporation of America and HMS)
Audacious Inquiry, board member


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