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Alexandra Mugge

Director & Deputy Chief Health Informatics Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Alexandra Mugge is the Deputy Chief Health Informatics Officer, and Director of the Health Informatics and Interoperability Group (HIIG) at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), where she and her team have led the Agency’s interoperability and health IT efforts under the Office of the Administrator since 2018. HIIG’s mission is to “promote the secure exchange, access, and use of electronic health information to support better informed decision making and a more efficient healthcare system.”

Before leading CMS’ interoperability efforts in the Office of the Administrator, Alex served as the Deputy Director of the Division of Health IT in the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ), where she and her team lead the overhaul of the Meaningful Use Programs to create the Promoting Interoperability initiatives. Alex has broad experience analyzing trends, monitoring, and evaluating health care initiatives and programs to promote better access to health information and support value-based care.

Alex earned her Masters of Public Health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University where she specialized in Public Health Policy.