Mary Beth is an established health advocacy and policy professional who navigates clients through the political landscape on health industry issues. With a diverse background in growth-focused healthcare leadership and achievements in health policy initiatives, she provides in-depth analysis and guidance on Medicare and Medicaid payment policy, reimbursement, health insurance coverage and accreditation. Additionally, Mary Beth excels in crafting and executing effective internal and external communication strategies that connect key initiatives with their target audience.
Mary Beth has experience managing federal affairs programs for a spectrum of companies across the health care industry. She is experienced in spearheading nursing quality measures, cross-collaboration medical teams, care coordination, and federal health certifications. These opportunities developed her expertise in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement policy and her skill in working with Congress to preserve federal funding and in health policy affecting legislation, telehealth, and the workforce.
Mary Beth joins McDermottPlus from Bresch White Consulting, where she provided leadership to a wide range of healthcare companies and associations in health, innovation and technology. Prior to that, she served in health policy and advocacy roles with the American Nurses Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges, as well as with The Joint Commission and Hill-Rom. Mary Beth is also a long-time member of Health on Wednesday, a network for Washington area women in healthcare leadership positions to engage in discussions relevant to private and public sectors and issues before Congress and the administration.
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