Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), announced today the appointment of Michael Chernew, PhD, as chair of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC).

Dr. Chernew, is the Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy, in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, and the co-founder of the V-BID Center.

Please find the MedPAC release below.