Payers' Advisory Committee Membership Grows by Two

Posted Aug 22nd, 2019 in News

Rob Garnett is President, Amerigroup Tennessee, part of the Medicaid Central Region and Government Business Division at Anthem, Inc. where he is responsible for the strategic, fiscal, regulatory, and operational leadership of the health plan. He is also responsible for building and managing state and local relationships and fostering new growth and strategic opportunities within Tennessee’s Medicaid program. He is a Business Advisory Council member for Harvard Business Review.

Prior to his promotion to President in 2018, Rob served as the Chief Operating Officer of Medicaid State Operations, leading health plan operations and execution, customer service, quality management, and regulatory oversight. He has also served in a similar operational leadership capacity for Amerigroup Georgia and supported Central and South Region Medicaid with business development & implementation, and strategic operational strategy and served in multiple business analysis roles.

He has worked in the Federal Government supporting information technology, data management, and program execution.

Stig A. Slørdahl MD, is CEO of The Central Norway Regional Health Authority. He was dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) from 2005 - 2015. He is chair of the Decision Forum that makes decisions on introduction of new health interventions in Norway through the National System for Managed Introduction of New Health Technologies within the Specialist Health Service in Norway. Stig is professor of cardiovascular physiology at NTNU, and is a board certified specialist in internal medicine and cardiology.

He was chair of The Joint Committee of the Nordic Medical Research Councils, a member of the European Medical Research Councils Core Group, chair of the Scientific Review Group for the Biomedical Sciences in the European Science Foundation, and a member of the board of Division for Science at The Research Council of Norway. He was also a member of the board of SINTEF, the largest independent research organization in Scandinavia from 2009 - 2015.

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