Eric Musser is the Director for Federal Affairs at NCQA. He works with state regulators and CMS to advance the quality of managed care oversight. His work spurred the adoption of accreditation, digital measurement, and health equity programs in multiple states. Before NCQA, Eric held roles at the CDC and Emory Healthcare, and served as health care administrator for a Philadelphia primary care practice group. Eric’s passion for quality and improving patient experience is the result of his own 30- year journey through the American health care system. Eric holds an MPH from Emory University. He earned his BA in sociology and health policy administration at Penn State.