ConcertoCare Adds Chief People Officer; CMS Appoints Medicaid Director – Home Health Care News

ConcertoCare appoints chief people officer

ConcertoCare has hired Rachel Grace as its chief people officer.

Backed by Deerfield Management Company, the Aliso Viejo, California-based ConcertoCare offers in-home primary care, virtual care and PACE services to dual-eligible seniors and those enrolled under Medicare Advantage.

In her new role, Grace will be responsible for developing hiring and employee advancement solutions in anticipation of the company’s U.S. expansion plans.

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“Rachel has the experience and ability to offer forward-thinking solutions that grow talent and develop leaders,” Dr. Julian Harris, chairman and CEO of ConcertoCare, said in a statement. “Between her success in building teams, her background in health equity, and her drive to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others, Rachel is the ideal addition to our team.”

Prior to her appointment, Grace was senior director of human resources at Quest Diagnostics, as well as a member of the company’s Quest for health equity team.

CMS names Medicaid leader

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Daniel Tsai as deputy administrator and director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services.

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As deputy administrator and director of Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Tsai will be responsible for leading CMS’s efforts around health equity and serving vulnerable populations, including seniors.

Tsai comes to CMS having previously led a state Medicaid program focused on value-based care.

Prior to his appointment at CMS, Tsai served as the assistant secretary
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