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Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
To confirm the appointment of Mr. Edward T. Porcaro to the Health and Hospitals Public Benefit Corporation Board of Directors.
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Health and Hospitals Public Benefit Corporation Board of Directors Edward T. Porcaro Confirmation Resolution of 2000".
Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of
Mr. Edward T. Porcaro
as a member of the Health and Hospitals Public Benefit Corporation Board of Directors, established by section 203 of the Health and Hospitals Public Benefit Corporation Act of 1996, effective April 9, 1997 (D.C. Law 11-212; D.C. Code § 32-262.3), for a term to end December 11, 2000.
Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Office of the Mayor.
Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.
2650 Woodley Place, N.W.
Mr. Porcaro is President and Chief Executive Officer for Credential Assurance Group of America (GAGA). Mr. Porcaro, founder of CAGA; provides the company's overall vision and direction. Mr. Porcaro currently oversees all business-related activities of the company including marketing and contract administration.
In September 1997, Digital Medical Registrar, Inc. (DMR), a health care information management firm based in California acquired CAGA. Mr. Porcaro continues to save as President of CAGA with additional responsibilities as VP Eastern Region for Digital Medical Registrar as well as on DMR's Quality Management Committee.
Experience and Achievements
He has more than twenty years experience in the health care field including health care law, policy, and strategic business planning.
Mr. Porcaro was vice president government relations for Met Life's health insurance operations assisting the company on health care legislative and policy and regulatory issues for 10 years. Mr. Porcaro worked extensively with met Life's managed care operations on a range of policy, legislative and quality compliance matters including HMO federal qualification for Medicare contracting and state insurance matters.
Prior to that, Mr Porcaro was on the staff of the Boston University. Center for Health Planning and practiced law in Massachusetts.
Mr. Porcaro earned his J.D. degree in 1974 from New England School of Law in Boston and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Mr. Porcaro's MPH degree was awarded from the Boston University School of Public Health in 1982, and his Bachelor of Science degree was awarded in 1970 from University of Massachusetts - Boston:
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