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CAQH Index Advisory Council

The CAQH Index Advisory Council represents organizations across the healthcare industry, including medical and dental plans and providers, vendors/clearinghouses, government and research experts. The role of the Council is to: 

  • Advise CAQH on research measures
  • Represent unique industry perspectives to enhance findings and future reports 
  • Promote industry participation in the CAQH Index 


CAQH Index Advisory Council Roster

Advisory Council Member      Organization
Amy King Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Amy Neves Aetna
Brad Smith Nacha
Cat Douglas Florida Blue
Cathy Sheppard X12
Erin O'Rourke AHIP
Heath Hanwick Epic
Heather McComas American Medical Association (AMA)
Jay Eisenstock JE Consulting
Lorraine Tunis Doo Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Mahesh Siddanati Centene
Margaret Weiker NCPDP
Paul Keyes Cigna
Rebekah Fiehn American Dental Association (ADA)
Robert M. Tennant  WEDI
Sofia Fayazdeen United Healthcare
Stanley Nachimson Nachimson Advisors, LLC
Suzanne Lestina University of Chicago Medical Center
Tab Harris Florida Blue
Terrence Cunningham American Hospital Association (AHA)
Tom Mort Vyne Dental
Viet Nguyen HL7


Pharmacy Advisory Council Member      Organization
Heather McComas American Medical Association (AMA)
Jon Paladino Prime Therapeutics
Kamal Tayal DrFirst
Morgan Bojorquez Humana
Pooja Babbrah Point of Care Partners