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Andrew Henry Melczer

Andrew Henry Melczer, American health economist.


  • Melczer, Andrew Henry was born on December 5, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Henry Lynn and Revlyn (Kass) Melczer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Lewis and Clark College, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1982.


    • Senior economist Center for Health Services and Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1980-1983. Healthcare consultant, from 1983. Health economist Illinois State Medical Society, Chicago, 1984-1986, director health policy research, 1986-1994, assistant vice president health care finance, 1994-1995, vice president health policy research, from 1995.

      Consultant Illinois Department Public Aid, Springfield, 1981-1983, Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, 1984-1988. Member technical advisory group Illinois Health Care Cost Containment Council, Springfield, since 1985, Illinois Department Insurance Cost Containment Task Force, 1986-1989.


    Board directors Beth Emet Synagogue, Evanston, since 1985, treasurer, 1987-1989, executive committee, since 1987, vice president, 1990-1991, president 1991-1995. Board directors Chicago Federation, Union American Hebrew Congregations, 1991-1993. Member hospital reimbursement technical advisory group Illinois Department Public Aid, 1991-1995.

    Board directors Beth Emet Foundation, since 1993, president since 1996.


    • Married Susan Woolley, August 28, 1977. Children: Alissa, Micah, Jacob.
    • father: Henry Lynn Melczer
    • mother: Revlyn (Kass) Melczer
    • spouse: Susan Woolley
    • children: Alissa Melczer
    • Micah Melczer
    • Jacob Melczer
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    Died February 8, 2005
    (aged 50)