Matthew Albright is Named Vice President of Legislative Affairs
BEDMINSTER, NJ and ATLANTA, GA, November 1, 2016 – Zelis Healthcare, a market-leading healthcare information technology company, is pleased to announce that Matthew Albright is the new Vice President of Legislative Affairs for Zelis Healthcare.
Mr. Albright has over 12 years of regulatory, political and public affairs experience.
Previously, he oversaw the certification program at the Center for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) and Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) to ensure conformance with the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Mr. Albright also served as Director of the Administrative Simplification Group for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). In this role, he was responsible for drafting the regulations that implemented Section 1104 of PPACA that specifies the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) administrative transactions.
He is a published author on bioethics, has written numerous state and federal regulations and taught as adjunct faculty at St. Martin’s University and Pierce College in Washington state.
Mr. Albright earned a Master of Divinity from Harvard University with an emphasis in Bioethics, as well as a BA in Religious Studies from The College of Santa Fe and a BA in Print Journalism from the University of Southern California.
“Matthew will provide valuable legislative insight to our Executive Team to assist our enterprise-wide initiatives,” said Doug Klinger, CEO of Zelis Healthcare.
“I am excited to be joining the Zelis team. In my new role, I look forward to creating industry partnerships that will advocate for rational regulatory approaches and helping Zelis and its clients predict and react with confidence to today’s ever-changing legislative landscape,” said Mr. Albright.
About Zelis Healthcare
Zelis Healthcare is the brand name for Premier Healthcare Exchange, Stratose, Pay-Plus® Solutions and GlobalCare, which merged in 2016 forming a healthcare information technology company and market-leading provider of end-to-end healthcare claims cost management and payments solutions including network management, claims integrity and electronic payments serving more than 500 healthcare payor clients, more than 200,000 healthcare providers and millions of healthcare consumers in the medical, dental and workers’ compensation markets nationwide.