MHQP Health Plan Council 2018

The MHQP Health Plan Council (HPC) consists of medical directors and directors of quality operations for MHQP's participating health plan member organizations. The purpose of the HPC is to advise MHQP on the design and implementation of statewide performance measurement initiatives and establish and collaborate on priorities for statewide quality initiatives. Two members of the Council sit on MHQP's Board of Directors.

Patricia Toro, MD, MPH*
Associate Medical Director
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Chair, Health Plan Council

Linda Brenner
Director, Quality Measurement and Performance
Tufts Health Plan

Kenneth Duckworth, MD
Medical Director for Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA

Beth Foley, RN, M.Ed
Vice President, Quality & Clinical Operations
Fallon Health

Lawrence Gottlieb, MD, MPP*
Chief Quality Officer
Commonwealth Care Alliance


Angela Li, MPH
Director, Quality Program Oversight & Accreditation
Performance Measurement & Improvement
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA

Joseph Peppe, MD
Medical Director
Payment Reform and Care Innovation

Lisa Scarfo, MD
Medical Director
Neighborhood Health Plan

Linda Shaughnessy, MBA
Director, MassHealth Quality Office

* MHQP Board of Directors Representative

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