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Gary Redding, CPA

Vice President and Practice Leader, Medicare and Medicaid Business Unit

Mr. Gary Redding has been with Truven Health Analytics since 2007. He primarily is responsible for the development and delivery of consulting solutions across the business unit. Mr. Redding has significant experience in state government administration, including the position of commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Health, where he was responsible for ensuring healthcare coverage for over two million Georgia citizens including state employees, teachers, retirees, Medicaid, and CHIP recipients — the budget for the department exceeded $6 billion. In addition, Mr. Redding held the Medicaid director position in the department, and was the acting commissioner for the Georgia Department of Human Resources. He has held senior positions with several highly recognized professional services firms using his public sector healthcare expertise, including a previous role as client services director with Truven Health Analytics from 1997 to 1999.

Mr. Redding served as chairman of the State Agency Coordinating Committee in Georgia, vice chairman of the Council on Developmental Disabilities, and was a member of former HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson's Advisory Committee for Regulatory Reform. From 2003 to 2007, he served as Medicaid consultant and subject matter expert to the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals.

Mr. Redding earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Auburn University, and he is licensed in Georgia as a certified public accountant (CPA). Mr. Redding is also a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs and the National Association of State Medicaid Directors Alumni.