Linkwell Health announces Leslie V Norwalk to Board of Directors

NEW YORK, NY -- Linkwell Health, a technology-enabled content marketing company serving health plans and wellness companies, is proud to announce Leslie V. Norwalk as a member of the Board of Directors.

Leslie V. Norwalk, former Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, has health care experience spanning more than two decades and two presidential administrations. Ms. Norwalk served as Acting Administrator to the Bush administration for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, where she managed the day-to-day operations of Medicare, Medicaid, State Child Health Insurance programs, the survey and certification of health care facilities, and other federal health care initiatives. Prior to that, she spent four years as the agency's deputy administrator, responsible for the implementation of the hundreds of changes made under the Medicare Modernization Act, including the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit.

Ms. Norwalk currently serves as an advisor to Warburg Pincus, provides strategic council to Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. and is a principal in Norwalk & Associates. 

Through her tenure, Leslie will support Linkwell’s initiatives with government sponsored health programs helping to activate consumers to make healthier choices.

“Activating Medicare and Medicaid consumers is essential to improving the health of our nation. Providing engaging content that educates people on the right health choices through the right channel is essential to transforming lives. Linkwell offers deep communication strategy expertise with proprietary implementation technology,” said Norwalk.

“Leslie brings a wealth of proven business and healthcare leadership experience, especially in the rapidly changing Medicare and Medicaid space,” said Chris Hessler, CEO of Linkwell. “We are thrilled that Leslie is now joining Linkwell's Board.”

“I am honored to serve on the Board of Linkwell Health, a company that is dedicated to enhancing our lives and making Americans healthier,” Norwalk said. “I look forward to working together with the Linkwell Board and management team to continue to deliver their compelling and innovative vision.”

About Linkwell Health

Linkwell Health creates world-class editorial, marketing, and technology solutions to help health plans and wellness companies—no matter their size—better engage their customers. We design, develop, and deliver our best-in-class health and wellness content across all platforms: web, email, mobile, social, and print. Our solutions drive engagement and activation for our clients, while simultaneously educating and inspiring consumers to live healthier, happier, fuller lives.

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