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Council Member

Mark Newsom, MSc

Mark Newsom

Mark Newsom is a management consultant focusing on health policy and business strategy in the government programs space. He has more than 20 years of health care experience in both the private sector and the government. Newsom most recently led public policy development and regulatory advocacy at Humana and previously held senior policy and compliance roles at CVS Health and Coventry. On the government side, Newsom held policy and operational roles at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and served as a senior policy advisor at the Congressional Research Service (CRS) during the development of the Affordable Care Act. He started his career working as a data analyst in the Medicaid space. Newsom has been an active volunteer and previously served as board chair for a Federally Qualified Health Center in Maryland. Mark holds a master’s degree in Health Policy and Administration from the University of Illinois and is a graduate of the Business of Medicine program at the Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University.

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