Former CMS Administrator Leslie Norwalk Joins HealthPlanOne Board of Directors
Shelton, Conn. - (May 4, 2015) – Leslie V. Norwalk, Esq., J.D., former head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has joined the board of HealthPlanOne, the leading internet marketing and member acquisition company serving the healthcare industry.
“Leslie’s in-depth understanding of CMS policies and practices, as well as her insight into how health care delivery and financing is evolving, will be invaluable as we continue to help support Medicare members and health insurers,” said Bill Stapleton, HealthPlanOne’s CEO. “We are very excited to have her join us at this time of continued growth at HealthPlanOne.”
Norwalk is currently strategic counsel at Epstein Becker Green focusing on the areas of health care compliance, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and policy, and managed care. She previously served as the acting administrator for CMS under President Bush, overseeing day-to-day operations of Medicare, Medicaid and State Child Health Insurance Program. Norwalk also served for four years as CMS’s deputy administrator and was responsible for implementing changes under the Medicare Modernization Act, including launching the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit.
“HealthPlanOne is poised to continue its already impressive growth as it continues to help health insurers meet the demands of a more consumer-focused market,” said Norwalk. “I am looking forward to working with this talented board and management team during this period of change in the healthcare industry.”
Norwalk also will chair the newly formed Sales and Marketing Compliance Committee, which will maintain and monitor compliance standards for all consumer interactions within the company’s operations, and share those standards and practices with its clients’ marketing and operations teams.
Founded in 2006, HealthPlanOne is a leading technology-enabled digital marketing firm specializing in Medicare and individual and family health insurance sales and distribution. Through its digital marketing, proprietary technology and call center operations, the Company educates and acquires Medicare and individual and family members for its health insurance carrier and broker customers in a highly efficient and compliant manner. For more information please visit: www.healthplanone.com or www.medicaresolutions.com.