Leadership Experience

In 2011, Mr. Scott was elected to the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Aging Research, a private, not-for-profit national citizen advocacy organization working to improve the lives of Americans as they grow older by advancing biomedical and behavioral research in aging and health.

In 2011, Mr. Scott founded the Northern Virginia Health Policy Forum to  advance the needs and goals of the health policy community in Northern Virginia and highlights the contributions of our vibrant community to the national health policy discourse.

In 2009, Mr. Scott founded Applied Policy to apply his in-depth and insider knowledge of federal health policy and Medicare reimbursement to help health care providers and companies succeed.

From 2006 through 2009, Mr. Scott served as the lead Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement strategist and the principal point of contact with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for a global health care company with over $50 billion in annual sales and over 80,000 employees.

From 2004 through 2006, Mr. Scott served as the Senior Legislative Advisor for CMS.   He advised the CMS Administrator on congressional intent in implementing the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003.  He also provided comprehensive, balanced advice and counsel to CMS senior staff regarding proposed and enacted health care policies, including the provisions of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 and the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005.

At CMS, Mr. Scott received Agency-wide awards in 2005 for work with Congress on the successful implementation of the new Medicare prescription drug benefit and for work with congressional appropriators on the Fiscal Year 2006 President’s Budget request.

From 1998 through 2004, Mr. Scott served in the U.S. Senate Legislative Counsel’s office, where he was a principal drafter of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003. His work was honored by the Senate through passage of S. Res. 277 on November 25, 2003, recognizing exceptional skill in the legislative drafting of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003.