Previously, Mr. DeHarde administered the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Program and the Federal External Appeals Program. In addition, Mr. DeHarde has served as Chief of FEHB Division III where he was the Contracting Officer for all FEHB community rated health plans. He also has served as the Chief of FEHB Division II, where he was the Contracting Officer over Experience Rated Fee-for-Service plans and Experience Rated Health Maintenance Organization plans.
Earlier in his career, Mr. DeHarde served as a Senior Policy Analyst with the Insurance Policy Group, Strategic Human Resources Policy (SHRP) providing advice on major aspects of the full range of health, life, long term care, dental and vision Federal employee insurance programs. Before joining OPM, Mr. DeHarde worked in the Disability Branch of the Social Security Administration.
Mr. DeHarde has a Master of Science in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland.