Leadership

Chair

Jill Hummel currently holds the position of president for the Connecticut Plan. In this role, she is responsible for the management of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s local group and individual business, including sales, account management, provider relations and contracting, underwriting and product delivery, as well as executing tenets of the Affordable Care Act and maintaining strong customer relationships. In addition, she is responsible for the development of Anthem’s long-term strategic direction and collaborating with local and state elected officials and thought leaders to improve the health of Connecticut residents.

Prior to assuming her current role, Ms. Hummel held the position of vice president of Payment Innovation for Anthem, Inc., parent company of Anthem. In this position, she was accountable for developing provider payment and delivery models that reward and support improvements in health care quality, patient safety, health outcomes, health status and access, while reducing the unnecessary cost associated with today’s fragmented health care system. Her team also supported the design of WellPoint’s complementary transparency programs that make cost and quality information available to physicians and their patients.  

Ms. Hummel joined Anthem in 2007 as vice president, Provider Engagement and Contracting for WellPoint’s Northeast Markets (New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine). In this capacity, she was responsible for the management of the provider network, including implementation of innovative payment and healthcare delivery models with participating physicians and providers.

Before joining Anthem, she worked for UnitedHealthcare (2001 – 2007) in a variety of capacities including, most recently, as the Northeast Regional Vice President for Network Management. Ms. Hummel also served as the vice president for Hospital Network Management for UnitedHealth Networks and, prior to that, as the chief operating officer of UnitedHealthcare of the Midwest, Inc.

Ms. Hummel currently serves on the board of directors and is the vice chair-elect for the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, a nationally recognized thought leader in promoting health care transformation. She also serves on the board of the Governor’s Prevention Partnership in Connecticut.   

She started her professional career as a practicing attorney specializing in healthcare law. During her 17-year legal career, she represented physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers, as well as payers, through both in-house legal positions and as outside legal counsel. Ms. Hummel received her law degree from Washington University and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester.

Immediate Past Board Chair

Douglas Henley, MD, FAAFP is Chair of PCPCC's Board and Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Academy of Family Physicians, which represents more than 120,000 physicians and medical students nationwide. Prior to AAFP, Dr. Henley was in private practice for 20 years in his hometown of Hope Mills, NC. He is a founding member of the Ambulatory Care Quality Alliance Steering Committee and serves on the steering committee of the Center for Payment Reform. Henley served as a commissioner on the American Health Information Community. In this capacity he served as co-chair of the Personalized Healthcare Workgroup. Dr. Henley also was an inaugural commissioner of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. An AAFP physician member since 1973, Dr. Henley was elected to the AAFP Board of Directors from 1991 to 1997, serving as chair from 1993 to 1994 and 1996 to 1997, and as president from 1995 to 1996.

Dr. Henley’s many past appointments include serving on the editorial boards of Family Practice News and Journal of Family Practice; the American Medical Association Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel; the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment Advisory Panel on Technology, Insurance and the Health Care System; and as a member of the board of directors of the Annals of Family Medicine.

Dr. Henley holds an MD from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the university’s family medicine residency program. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Chair Elect

Dr. Karen Remley is the Executive Director/CEO of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The AAP is a nonprofit organization that represents 64,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists. The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Dr. Remley assumed this post in July 2015 and is the first female CEO of the organization. 

Dr. Remley earned her medical degree at the University of Missouri in Kansas City and completed her pediatrics residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Boarded in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine, she has practiced in a small practice as well as complex academic centers. 

Dr. Remley received an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and an MPH at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is a Professor of Pediatrics at the Eastern Virginia School of Medicine. 

Dr. Remley most recently was the chief medical director of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia, which provides service to more than 4 million Virginians. From 2008 to 2012, she served as commissioner of health for the Commonwealth of Virginia, where she acted as the lead advisor to the governor on public health issues and oversaw a $560 million budget and 4,000 employees. During her tenure, the state saw significant improvements in key public health indicators including teen pregnancy, infant mortality and cardiovascular disease. 

Her career includes senior leadership positions for several healthcare organizations, including Operation Smile Inc., Physicians for Peace, and Sentara Healthcare, in addition to a prior position at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Virginia. She was the founding director of the M. Foscue Brock Institute for Community and Global Health at Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she led the institute’s effort to connect the medical school’s clinical, research and educational programs to specific health concerns in the community. 

She is married to John Onufer, M.D., and they have two daughters.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Ann Greiner serves as President & Chief Executive Officer of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC). In this role, she is responsible for leading the overall organizational strategy, managing a high-functioning internal staff, and fostering strategic partnerships across the nation's health care sectors. 

At a critical time in U.S. health policy, Ann directs PCPCC’s policy agenda, working across a diverse stakeholder group of more than 70 executive member organizations to advance an effective and efficient health care system built on the strong foundation of primary care and the patient-centered medical home (PCMH). PCPCC’s membership includes a broad group of public and private organizations, including payers, providers, consumer/patient organizations and other non-profits and leading corporations dedicated to transforming health care. It achieves its mission through the combined work of its executive membersStakeholder Centers, clinicians and thought leaders focused on the key issues of delivery reform, payment reform, and patient engagement, to drive health system transformation. 

Ann has dedicated her entire career to advancing the quality of U.S. health and health care. She has more than 20 plus years of experience, including senior-level policy, research, and communications roles at prestigious national not-for-profit organizations. Prior to leading PCPCC, she served as Vice President of Public Affairs for the National Quality Forum where she increased the visibility and influence of NQF on Capitol Hill and across the country while also leading efforts to engage NQF members on a number of timely policy issues. 

Before working at NQF, Ann held high-profile policy, research, and public affairs roles at the American Board of Internal Medicine, the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academy of Medicine), and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). In these roles, she worked with others to pioneer research to help the field and the public understand the extent of the U.S. health care quality problem (Institute of Medicine), published some of the first-ever quality ratings bringing needed transparency to health care (NCQA), and helped Congress and other policymakers to understand and support the use of high-quality measures to drive improvements in care (National Quality Forum). 

Ann has a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. 

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