Penny Mohr, MA, is Senior Vice President for Programs at the Center for Medical Technology Policy, where she has overall responsibilities for program development, project management, and scientific leadership. Before joining CMTP, she was Director of the Division of Research on Health Plans and Drugs within the Office of Research, Development, and Information at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), also serving as a technical authority within the Agency on issues pertaining to the adoption, diffusion, and cost-effectiveness of health care technology in the Medicare program. She was a member of CMS’ Council for Technology and Innovation, charged with coordinating coverage, coding and payment processes for new medical technologies, as well as promoting the exchange of information on new technologies between CMS and other entities. She holds advisory board positions on the American Journal of Managed Care, and Tufts-New England Medical Centers’ Center for Value and Risk in Health Care, and serves on the governing board for the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.
Before working at CMS, she was a Senior Research Director at Project HOPE’s Center for Health Affairs, and outcomes research manager at MedSTAT, where she pursued longstanding interests in medical technology policy and cost-effectiveness research. She has published widely on a variety of health services research topics. Ms. Mohr received a Master’s degree at the University of Sussex, England where she studied economics.