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Appointees reflect CCA’s commitment to advancing care delivery and coordination for individuals with significant needs

BOSTON, MA – June 13, 2023Commonwealth Care Alliance® (CCA) today announced the addition of Peter Andruszkiewicz, Andrea Gelzer, MD, MS, FACP, Larry Neiterman, and Karen Shields to its Board of Directors. As trusted voices with experience across the healthcare landscape, CCA’s newest Board members will provide strategic guidance, helping to improve coordination and delivery of care to the individuals CCA serves. They will also play a critical role in CCA’s continued innovation in serving populations with significant needs.

“I am thrilled to welcome an impressive group of healthcare leaders to our Board. Each of our new members brings decades of expertise that closely aligns with CCA’s mission and efforts to improve care for our members,” said David Klein, Chair of CCA’s Board of Directors. “I look forward to collaborating with Peter, Andrea, Larry and Karen to help CCA build on its nationally known reputation for innovation in responding to existing and emerging healthcare challenges. The support and guidance of each our new Board colleagues will allow CCA to build upon its historic successes and to expand CCA’s unique model and seamlessly integrate care for individuals with complex needs to new and diverse populations and geographies.”

“It is clear by the caliber of our new and existing Board members that CCA continues to draw on the best minds in healthcare. The additions of Peter, Andrea, Larry and Karen and the experience they each bring to our Board are crucial to advancing CCA’s ability to improve the care experience for members and make healthcare more accessible for the people we serve,” said Chris Palmieri, President and CEO of CCA. “As we strive to bridge gaps for individuals with unmet medical, social, and behavioral health needs, these new perspectives on how to best transform, coordinate, and provide the highest quality care will bolster our work to deliver upon CCA’s mission.”

Andruszkiewicz, Gelzer, Neiterman and Shields each bring decades of healthcare experience, as well as expertise navigating the increasingly complex healthcare environment to their new roles as CCA Board members:

For more information about the CCA Board of Directors, visit the Leadership section of the CCA website

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