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Chad Perman, MPP, program director for the Maryland Primary Care Program’s Program Management Office, co-designed and now manages Maryland’s partnership and daily operations. Mr. Perman is a key advisor to the Maryland
Department of Health on health transformation and population health initiatives. He previously served as the director
of health systems transformation within the department’s Office of Population Health Improvement. Before working
for the state, Mr. Perman served as a consultant with Health Management Associates. He conducted health policy
analyses and provided consulting services to public and private-sector clients focused on publicly financed health
care. Mr. Perman has also presented at a variety of state and national meetings. His abstract, “Innovative Payment
Mechanisms in Maryland Hospitals,” was selected for “The Best of the 2014 Academy Health Research Meeting.” He
leverages additional expertise in the areas of public policy analysis, consumer engagement, econometrics, and performance measurement through a variety of engagements with federal agencies, universities, and policy institutes.
Mr. Perman serves on a variety of workgroups and boards including the Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy (University of Maryland) Advisory Board. June 2020
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