b'SPECIAL MEDICAL ADVISORY GROUP H Francis J. Crosson, MDDr. Crosson is a Senior Lecturer in Health Systems Science at the Bernard J. Tyson Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine in Pasadena, California. From 2015 to 2020 he was Chairman of the Congressional Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. Richard Pollack Mr. Pollack is completing his second three-year term in SMAG. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Hospital Association, the nations largest hospital and healthcare system membership organization with nearly 5,000 member hospitals, healthcare systems, networks, and other providers of care. Arthur Kellermann, MD, MPHDr. Kellermann is Senior Vice President for VCU Health Sciences and Chief Executive Officer of the VCU Health System in Richmond, Virginia. Before joining VCU in 2020, Dr. Kellermann served as dean of Americas Medical School - the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, which serves as the leadership academy for military health and the U.S. Public Health Service. Chanin NuntavongMr. Nuntavong is Executive Director of Government Affairs for The American Legion National Headquarters. His responsibilities include managing a staff dedicated to the timely and compassionate delivery of benefits for Veterans, overseeing the daily functions of employees who support the commissions and committees of The American Legion, and serving as the Legions liaison to the President of the United States, Vice President, heads of the executive departments and other cabinet-level officials, members of Congress, and organizations with an interest and impact on Veterans issues. Michael Mittelman, OD, MPH, MBA, FAAODr. Mittelman currently serves as the sixth president of Salus University (established by the Pennsylvania College of Optometry). Dr. Mittelman previously served as the Deputy Surgeon General of the Navy and had achieved the rank of Rear Admiral (Upper Half). Phillip R. Sandefur, DDSDr. Sandefur currently serves as Associate Director, Dental Laboratory Operations. His lab provides oral prosthetic devices and consultation to 242 dental clinics across the VA.'