Greg Pugh

GrPugh_Greg_WEBeg Pugh is a Health Policy Manager at Applied Policy.  He brings with him more than six years of health policy experience with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  At Applied Policy, Greg works with clients on issues including Medicare appeals, physician and hospital payment, medical equipment, and prescription drug pricing.

Prior to joining Applied Policy, Greg served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for the HHS Administration for Community Living (ACL).  There he managed an extensive portfolio of responsibilities including subject matter expertise on a variety of aging and disability policy issues, the drafting and issuance of regulations, legislative and intragovernmental affairs, and ethics and legal compliance.  He led the development of new programmatic regulations implementing the transfer of the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research to ACL, and has extensive experience working within HHS and across the executive branch to implement new and innovative policy initiatives.

Greg began his career as a Presidential Management Fellow with the HHS Administration on Aging, and has also served as the Assistant Director of ACL’s Center for Disability & Aging Policy as well as with the HHS Departmental Appeals Board and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Greg received a Bachelor of Business Administration, magna cum laude, in Finance from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business and received his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University Law School.