Task Force on Low-Value Care

Participants in the Task Force on Low-Value Care include the following individuals.
No endorsement of Task Force findings or recommendations on the part of these individuals or their employers is necessarily implied. 

Member Affiliation
Beth Bortz
Virginia Center for Health Innovation
Diana Buist
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Marcy Carty
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Gwen Darien
Patient Advocate Foundation
Robert Dressler
Christiana Care Health System
Samanntha DuBridge
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Josh Fangmeier
State of Minnesota
Carol Huffman
Emblem Health
Dana Gelb Safran, ScD
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Nancy Giunto
Washington Health Alliance
Ben Hoffman
Christine Juday
Discern Health
John Keats
Ira Klein, MD
Health New England
Cheryl Larson
Midwest Business Group on Health
Claire Levitt
City of New York
Silas Martin
Larry McNeely
National Coalition on Health Care
Carole Mendoza
Stephen Moorehead
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Michael Paas
Value and Access / AbbVie Medical Affairs
Troy Ross
Mid-America Coalition on Health Care
Bruce Sherman
Employers Health Coalition
Jason Spangler
Patricia Toro
Harvard Pilgrim
Lauren Vela
Mark Weinstein
Independent Colleges and Universities Benefits Association

Clifford Goodman, PhD, of The Lewin Group serves as moderator.
The Task Force is led by Michael Chernew, PhD, and A. Mark Fendrick, MD.


Financial support for Task Force activities has been provided by:

    • AbbVie
    • Amgen
    • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
    • Janssen
    • Merck
    • Pfizer
    • PhRMA
    • Sanofi
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