FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 8, 2020 – BGR Group, one of Washington’s premier bipartisan lobbying and public relations firms, today promoted Dan Farmer, a former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) official and Democratic congressional aide, to Vice President for Policy Analysis and Strategy within the Health and Life Sciences Practice.
Prior to joining BGR earlier this year, Farmer coordinated federal affairs at the Cleveland Clinic. He previously served in several roles at the CMS, including a stint in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, and in the Center for Medicare, where he focused on Medicare payment policy. He was also a Democratic staffer for a key House Energy and Commerce Committee member during the drafting and passage of the Affordable Care Act.
“Dan has been a tremendous asset to BGR and its clients since he joined us in January,” said Remy Brim, Co-Head of BGR’s Health and Life Sciences Practice. “Dan’s extensive experience navigating the regulatory environment and political processes in Washington has been vital to providing steady guidance and timely analysis during this exceptionally volatile time.”
Farmer’s work focuses on helping clients better understand the complex rules and administrative actions pertaining to access and reimbursement for medical products and services and supporting their relationships with CMS and beyond.