Laval Miller-Wilson has been the Executive Director of PHLP since 2009. He is passionate about ensuring vulnerable populations (e.g., children, seniors) get medical and in-home services like assistive technology, home care, home modifications, and respite for caregivers.
Mr. Miller-Wilson travels to Harrisburg frequently to represent consumers on Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance (Medicaid) Advisory Committee to promote policies and practices that get people essential health care. He has delivered consumer-informed perspective about the state’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the performance of Medicaid managed care plans, and social determinants of health.
Mr. Miller-Wilson attended Harvard College (’89) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Law (’95). Upon graduation from law school, he received a fellowship from the Skadden Arps Foundation to work at Juvenile Law Center to defend the education rights of children involved in the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Mr. Miller-Wilson taught as an adjunct professor at the law schools at Temple and UPenn.
He serves on several government and non-profit associations including: the Pennsylvania Health Insurance Exchange Authority, the entity that manages the state-based health insurance marketplace; and the Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN). He is also on the boards of a federally qualified health center, the Ambulatory Health Services of Philadelphia; the Health Federation of Philadelphia; and Inglis House.
Mr. Miller-Wilson is married to Cathryn Miller-Wilson, the Executive Director of HIAS-PA. They are parents to two boys. He is an avid runner who also enjoys hiking and camping, especially in Pennsylvania state parks.