CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Mark Elliott has been reappointed by the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) as a Standardization Co-Chair.

Mr. Elliott is a Principal in CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice and has been an NCPDP member since 1999. He has over 25 years of health information technology experience in the public and private sectors, providing state agencies with industry standards, regulation, and process guidance related to pharmacy benefits management, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Medicaid, and Medicare.

As a member of the Standardization Committee, Mark will help lead NCPDP’s industry standards development activities and related guidance on best-practices to improve patient safety and health. The national standards developed by NCPDP have been incorporated into federal legislation including the HIPAA, the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA), the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and Meaningful Use (MU).

“We are pleased that Mark is continuing his service to NCPDP, providing valuable guidance and direction to our industry,” says Robin Dufresne, Director of CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services Practice. “His dedication to NCPDP’s collaborative, consensus-building process will help the organization reach its goals of improving patient data integrity, developing sustainable solutions to address patient safety challenges, and improving healthcare outcomes.”

CSG Government Solutions deploys highly experienced teams and innovative methods, knowledge, and tools to help governments modernize complex program enterprises. CSG clients include 44 state governments, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Labor, and large municipal governments.


Robin Dufresne
Director, Healthcare and Human Services Practice
CSG Government Solutions
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