Contact: Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee

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As directed by Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, section 1868(c), HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) provides operational and technical support to PTAC, and the Office of the Actuary provides actuarial assistance as needed.

PTAC Staff Director
Stella (Stace) Mandl
Office of Health Policy, ASPE

Designated Federal Officer
Audrey McDowell
Office of Health Policy, ASPE

Director of Division of Health Care Financing Policy
Steve Sheingold
Office of Health Policy, ASPE