Public Service Award

Tom Duvall, MBA

CMS Innovation Center

This Public Service Award was established to honor those who have dedicated their careers to public service and who have helped to shape public policies or government programs that improve outcomes for kidney patients.


Tom Duvall is the Division Director for the Division of Special Populations and Projects in the Seamless Care Models Group at the CMS Innovation Center.  In that role, he oversees multiple payment model tests focused on improving care for beneficiaries with kidney disease and two payment models focused on rural hospitals.  He has worked with CMMI for over eight years and previously worked in Medicaid Policy and Financial Consulting for Mercer Consulting.  He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his Health Care MBA from Johns Hopkins University. 

Past Public Service Award Recipients:

  • 2022: Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Chair, House Appropriations Committee
  • 2021: Aliza Thompson, MD, MS
  • 2020: Secretary Alex M. Azar II
  • 2019: Nilka Ríos Burrows, MPH
  • 2018: Andrew Narva, MD
  • 2017: Shari Ling, MD