Dan Farmer
Dan Farmer

Dan Farmer, who was senior director of government relations at the Cleveland Clinic, will be joining BGR Government Affairs next month.

He will be part of BGR’s access & reimbursement working group, focusing on regulatory and payment issues faced by hospitals, product manufacturers, doctors and patients.

Prior to joining the Cleveland Clinic, which has 66K employees in 30 hospitals/health centers in Ohio, Nevada, Florida, Toronto, London and Abu Dhabi, Farmer worked at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where he was responsible for payment policy.

He directed $230B in payments to private health plans that were part of Medicare Advantage and nearly $100B in outlays for Medicare Part D.

Earlier, Farmer worked for Democratic Representatives Zack Space (Ohio) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Florida).