Dr. Anwar Honored

July 25, 2013 by  


By Dr. Aslam Abdullah

Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners Board Meeting

Dr. Javaid Anwar, M.D. from Las Vegas was recently appointed to Federal Commission on Long Term Care.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid appointed Javaid Anwar, M.D. to serve on the Federal Commission on Long Term Care. The bipartisan commission consists of 15 appointees. The commission is charged by the Congress to report with a plan for establishment, implementation, and financing of comprehensive coordinated, and high quality system that ensures the availability of long-term services and supports for individuals in need. For purposes of developing a plan, the commission consults with Medicare payment advisory commission, Medicaid and CHIP payment and access commission, the national Council on disability and relevant consumer groups.

Other members of the commission include:

Bruce Allan Chernoff, M.D., president and CEO, the SCAN Foundation, Judith Stein, JD, former NAELA president; executive director of the Center for Medicare advocacy, Inc., George Vrandenburg, cofounder and chair of the USAgainst Alzheimer’s, Judith Brachman, a former director of the Ohio Department of aging, Stephen Guillard, president, Belmont nursing Corporation; Executive vice president and COO of HCR ManorCare. Recent chair of the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care., Grace – Marie Turner, president and founder, the Galen Institute, Laphonza Butler, president of SEIU United Long – Term Care Workers union, Judith Feder, Georgetown University, professor of public policy; former Dean, Public Policy Institute at Georgetown, Neil Pruitt, chairman and CEO of UHS – Pruitt Corporation and Chairman of the American Health Care Association, Mark Warshawsky, Former Treasury Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, Henry Claypool, Executive Vice President of the American Association of People with Disabilities., Julian Harris, Massachusetts Medicaid Director, Carol Raphael, Vice Chair of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Board of Directors

Dr. Javaid Anwar is the CEO of Quality Care Consultants, LLC., He served as Past President and member of the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners., Nominated by President George W. Bush to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman scholarship foundation., Served on the Health Care Forum at the request of Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid, to advise on national health care reform issues., Served as the Medical Advisor to the Director of Consumer Health Assistance – Office of the Gov. – State of Nevada., Appointed by Gov. Kenny Guinn – Chairman Public Health Services, Task Force on Access to, for the State of Nevada, a two years term.

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