President Barack Obamas White House health care czar earned at least $2.3 million working for health care companies in 2008 and early 2009, including several that lobby in Washington.
Nancy-Ann DeParle disclosed compensation for her service on the boards of directors of Cerner Corp., Boston Scientific Corp., and Medco Health Solutions. She also served as managing director of CCMP Capital last year through this February, and on the DaVita board of directors from January through July 2008.
DeParle, who worked on health policy in the Clinton administration, is the director of the White House Office of Health Reform. She and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are playing leading roles as Obama presses a national overhaul of health care.
DeParle reported a $1 million salary and bonus from CCMP; $684,859 from DaVita, including stock options; $471,343 from Cerner, including directors compensation and stock options exercised; and $144,250 from Boston Scientific and $13,500 from Medco in directors compensation.
DeParle also served on the boards of CareMore Health Plan and Legacy Hospital Partners as part of her work for CCMP Capital, a private equity firm in New York with stakes in both. She disclosed no compensation from CareMore or Legacy.