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Leading Government Healthcare Executive Henry Chao Appointed to TransUnion Government Advisory Board

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) today announced that it has appointed Henry Chao, solutions architect and strategic advisor with Tier1 Consulting Group, LLC, to its Government Advisory Board. The recently launched Advisory Board provides TransUnion with valuable perspective and key insights into the unique needs of the public sector.

A recognized and trusted government healthcare executive, Henry Chao has forged strategic relationships and formed coalitions with government and commercial organizations across the healthcare ecosystem to achieve common policy and business objectives. Mr. Chao brings over 20 years of experience leading national scale implementations of complex healthcare programs for the federal government.

“Henry brings deep domain expertise to the table,” said Jonathan McDonald, executive vice president of TransUnion’s government information solutions business unit. “We are very pleased to have him join our Government Advisory Board and share with us his impressive knowledge and experience in government programs, as we look to further expand our fraud and risk mitigation solutions for the public sector.”

As Chief Technology Officer with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Mr. Chao established technical standards and reference architectures to promote greater efficiency and responsiveness to key healthcare business processes. Mr. Chao also optimized secure and efficient data sharing across federal and state programs, supporting the insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act.

“I am excited to work with TransUnion and pleased to be a member of its Government Advisory Board, helping drive its public sector business forward,” said Chao. “The government is facing many challenges and TransUnion’s unique suite of mission-critical fraud and risk mitigation solutions provide invaluable information and data to help ensure citizen safety, manage compliance and boost services for constituents served. I am pleased that my experience can contribute in helping TransUnion address these opportunities.”

TransUnion’s Government Information Solutions division provides fraud, benefit eligibility verification, continuous evaluation services, identity authentication, data breach response, investigation services, and other key solutions to federal, state and local government agencies in the U.S. TransUnion’s solutions help both private and government sector organizations manage risk and reduce costs.

For more information about the TransUnion Government Advisory Board and its members, please visit Additional information about TransUnion’s Government Information Solutions division can be found at

About TransUnion (NYSE: TRU)

Information is a powerful thing. At TransUnion, we realize that. We are dedicated to finding innovative ways information can be used to help individuals make better and smarter decisions. We help uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity. Today, TransUnion has a global presence in more than 30 countries and a leading presence in several international markets across North America, Africa, Latin America and Asia. Through the power of information, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies and families and safer communities worldwide.

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