“The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today(Nov. 7) announced Donald May has joined the association as executive vice president, payment and health care delivery policy. He will be responsible for leading AdvaMed’s advocacy efforts on payment and health care delivery policy, and serve as the association’s lead representative on payment, coverage and access issues,” according to an AdvaMed news release.
May earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Ohio University’ College of Arts & Sciences in 1992. AdvaMed member companies produce the medical devices, diagnostic products and health information systems that are transforming health care through earlier disease detection, less invasive procedures and more effective treatments. AdvaMed members range from the largest to the smallest medical technology innovators and companies.
“We’re delighted to welcome Don to AdvaMed,” said Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO of AdvaMed. “As the U.S. payment system continues to evolve, Don will play a key role in our efforts to ensure continued physician and patient access to the life changing innovations they need,” Ubl said.
“Don brings extensive hospital experience to our already exceptionally talented payment and health care delivery policy staff, which we believe will help ensure the highest levels of service for AdvaMed membership,” said Ubl.
May formerly served as vice president for policy at the American Hospital Association, leading AHA’s policy development activities for Medicare and Medicaid payment. In his 12 years at AHA, he helped set policy positions for the association through member outreach and consensus building, supported legislative and regulatory advocacy, and served as an AHA spokesman.
Prior to AHA, May was a senior manager with The Lewin Group, where he provided policy analysis and consulting on federal health care legislation, trends in hospital financial performance, Medicaid payment adequacy and community health. He also previously served as a health services policy analyst for the Ohio Medicaid hospital program.
May most recently was managing director with the Farragut Square Group, where he led FSG’s health care facilities research since September 2012. He has a master of public administration degree from The Ohio State University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Ohio University.