Senior Vice President, Public Policy
Jean LeMasurier is Senior Vice President of Public Policy at Gorman Health Group (GHG). In this role, her focus includes health policy and health care reform, including changes resulting from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Jean’s strategic planning and consulting services have been critical inputs to strategy for Medicare Advantage (MA) Health Plans and Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs), Medicaid managed care plans, pharmaceutical companies, and employers on legislation and regulatory impacts of changes in Medicare and Medicaid. Jean brings GHG clients more than 30 years of experience with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Jean has conducted analyses of the policies affecting the creation of the ACA Exchange Marketplaces, Qualified Health Plans and dual eligible initiatives. She also played a key role in advising plans and employers on retiree options. Jean’s engagements include analysis of Medicare market opportunities, strategic advice on CMS legislative and regulatory requirements, audits, and gap analyses to assure implementation of regulatory compliant programs. Jean is also engaged in policy analysis, public speaking, and educational and training activities.
As a senior CMS career official, Jean was responsible for leading the $40 billion Medicare Managed care programs for many years, to include serving as the Director of Policy, as well as the Acting Director/Deputy Director of Operations and Regulatory Oversight. Further, Jean served as a Senior Advisor in the Employer Operations and Policy Group which implemented the employer provisions of the Medicare Modernization Act. Jean also worked as a professional staff member on the U.S. Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health.