Doug McCarthy, Interim Executive Director and Healthcare Advocate
Doug McCarthy, M.B.A., is a longtime resident of La Plata County, a local business owner, and a healthcare policy expert. As Healthcare Advocate and member of the Healthcare Steering Committee, he supports our efforts to promote affordable local healthcare solutions in partnership with the Peak Health Alliance.
Doug has more than 30 years of experience in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. He previously directed the Commonwealth Fund’s Health System Tracking team, which produces scorecards and case study research on promising practices in health care delivery. He was a public policy fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs and a leadership fellow of the Denver-based Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership. He serves on the board of Colorado’s Center for Improving Value in Health Care and the advisory committee for the San Juan Basin Health Department’s Community Health Needs Assessment.
Please contact him at email@example.com to learn more about local health insurance options for individuals and businesses, such as Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangements (ICHRAs). Through these options, local businesses are saving money and offering health insurance to their employees for the first time.