Alda Rego leads all health care finance cost avoidance and revenue recovery projects on behalf of municipal and state health care and public assistance programs. She oversees third-party liability, health care reimbursement, program integrity and compliance, and state supplemental payment programs. She is also responsible for identifying sector needs and opportunities for business development both within and outside Massachusetts in alignment with ForHealth Consulting’s strategic objectives.
Alda has more than 20 years of experience delivering reliable, cost-saving solutions and strategies and successfully leading teams through key financial programs and services. Before joining ForHealth Consulting, she served as assistant secretary for administration and finance at the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS), where she had oversight of operations and the development and execution of projects and strategies to support the effective management of EOHHS and 15 agencies.
Alda’s wide-ranging leadership experience across Massachusetts state government includes roles as chief financial officer at MassHealth, deputy commissioner for Administration and Finance at the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, deputy commissioner of the Department of Public Health, and state budget director for the Executive Office for Administration and Finance. She also served as the chief financial officer for the Rhode Island EOHHS and the director of finance for the Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Alda has been an advocate for responsive government for marginalized populations throughout her career. She lives in Massachusetts and is passionate about dog rescue and support, having rescued two amazing pups over the past five years. Having immigrated from the Azores, she enjoys traveling through Europe.
Alda earned her master’s degree in public administration from Suffolk University’s Sawyer School of Management and her bachelor’s degree in political science from UMass Dartmouth.