Election of New PHC4 Officers for 2020


The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) is pleased to announce the recent election of its new officers for 2020! Elections were held on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Congratulations to Sam Denisco for his election to Chair, to Frank Snyder to Vice-Chair, and to Todd Shamash who will continue to serve as Treasurer!

Mr. Denisco is Vice President of Government Affairs for the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, and has served as a PHC4 board member since 2010. “The PA Chamber has long supported the work and mission of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council,” Denisco said. “The data and analyses provided by PHC4 have been invaluable to the Commonwealth’s employer community and consumers at large by helping bring transparency to the system in order to reduce costs and improve the quality of health care in the state. I’m honored to chair PHC4 and look forward to working with the Council and my fellow board members on continuing PHC4’s long tradition of providing the public with vital, easy to understand data to better inform their health care decisions.”

Mr. Frank Snyder, Secretary-Treasurer of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, is the Council’s immediate past-president and was appointed to the Council in 2011. Mr. Todd Shamash, Esq. is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Capital Blue Cross, and is serving his second term as the Council’s Treasurer. He was appointed to the Council in 2014.

Please join us in congratulating these gentlemen as they continue their excellent work in leading the agency into the new decade!