HEALTH­CARE POL­ICY

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Niall Bren­nan has been named pres­i­dent and ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of the Health Care Cost In­sti­tute, a not-for-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion fo­cused on im­prov­ing price trans­parency based in Wash­ing­ton, D.C. He suc­ceeds David New­man, who is step­ping down. New­man founded the or­ga­ni­za­tion in 2011.

Bren­nan was the CMS’ first chief data of­fi­cer. He was ap­pointed dur­ing the Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion in Novem­ber 2014 and is cred­ited with sig­nif­i­cantly im­prov­ing data trans­parency at the agency. Pre­vi­ously, Bren­nan was head of the CMS’ Of­fice of En­ter­prise Man­age­ment.

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