Joel V. Brill, MD FACP

Joel V. Brill, MD FACP is an executive clinician with over 30 years of experience providing strategic leadership and medical oversight to large data-driven health organizations. He is skilled in strategy, development and implementation of innovative health programs, products and payment systems, with extensive experience in clinical practice, research, coverage, reimbursement, quality improvement, data analysis, and value-based care.

Dr. Brill is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and has held management positions with several managed care companies. He was the Deputy Medical Director for the BFCC.NCC-QIO oversight project, serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for several journals, and was the co-founder of the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology.

Dr. Brill participates in the CPT Editorial Panel and the AMA RBRVS Update Committee (RUC). He has published extensively on episode and bundled payment methodologies, and has developed and submitted advanced payment models to the HHS Physician Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee for consideration under MACRA.

Dr. Brill is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at Midwestern University. He has lectured at the School of Health Management & Policy at the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

Dr. Brill received his undergraduate A.B. Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and graduated from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science – Chicago Medical School. He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the UCLA – San Fernando Valley Program, and a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Los Angeles County – USC Medical Center. Dr. Brill completed the Management Program for Health Care Organizations at the UCLA School of Public Health.


In the past few weeks there have been numerous restrictions placed on businesses throughout the United States. Many states and localities across the country have enacted temporary restrictions on non-essential business operations, requiring millions of workers to stay home. Amalgamated Life Insurance Company, which is based in New York, is considered an essential business and therefore is not subject to these temporary restrictions.

However, in an effort to protect the health and safety of our employees, their families and communities, we have taken a series of company-wide actions, across all Amalgamated Family of Companies locations, to implement work from home and other flexible arrangements where feasible. Despite these changes, we will continue to provide you and your members with the customer service levels you have come to expect from us prior to the coronavirus outbreak.

We are diligently working with our partners and vendors to utilize our remote capabilities and infrastructure. We are also in constant communication with UPS and the USPS to stay informed of any potential changes in service. For the duration of this state of emergency, Amalgamated Life Insurance Company will comply with any required Notice Obligations by emailing and/or mailing notices to all consumers.

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