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Amy Nguyen Howell

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Chief Medical Officer

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Amy Nguyen Howell, MD, MBA, serves as a member of the Health Care Payment Learning¬†& Action Network’s Population-Based Payment Work Group. She is Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of CAPG, oversees all clinical programs at CAPG, and supports advocacy work in Sacramento and Washington, DC. Additionally, she contributes to the Clinical Programs Committee at the National Committee for Quality Assurance, which provides guidance on provider quality measures and requirements. Dr. Nguyen Howell is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy and teaches graduate courses on quality of care. She also served as CMO at Easy Choice Health Plan, a WellCare Company, where she oversaw the clinical direction of medical services within appeals and grievances, care management, utilization management, and quality improvement for 60,000 Medicare patients and 15,000 SNP members. Dr. Nguyen Howell has extensive managed care experience overseeing revenue, quality, and cost savings for over 500,000 lives in commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare lines of business. She continues to serve as a family physician at Playa Vista Medical Center. A graduate of Howard University School of Medicine and a board-certified physician in family medicine, Dr. Nguyen Howell holds a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of California-Fresno State.