Timothy P. Trysla is a partner in the Health Care Group. Mr. Trysla has nearly twenty years of health care policy experience in the private sector, executive and legislative branches of government. Mr. Trysla served as senior policy advisor to the administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In addition to advising the administrator on matters of Medicare and Medicaid policy, he worked as a liaison for CMS to the White House and Congress on Medicare reform and prescription drug coverage issues. He served as administrator-designee and speechmaker to large medical specialty and beneficiary groups and helps manage the development, passage and implementation the Medicare Part D program.
Mr. Trysla has experience counseling clients on numerous regulatory and transactional health care matters and investigations, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and legislative strategy. Mr. Trysla represents a diverse group of clients, including hospitals, investment banks, medical device manufacturers, PBM’s, long-term care pharmacies, diagnostic suppliers and durable medical equipment manufacturers.
Mr. Trysla has been invited to speak on pharmaceutical pricing, Medicare Advantage reimbursement and health care reform by numerous provider and investment groups, such as Pharmaceutical Education Associates, Financial Research Associates’ “Medicare Advantage Summit” and the Wharton Health Care Business Conference.
- Counsel to the largest complex diagnostic imaging manufacturers, physician groups and providers regarding Medicare reimbursement.
- Counsel to one of the largest retail pharmacy and pharmaceutical benefit managers regarding Medicare Part D.
- Counsel to the largest health care delivery network dedicated to cancer treatment.
- Directs the Coalition of Diabetic Providers and Manufacturers opposing Medicare competitive bidding for durable medical equipment.
- Member of the National Academy of Social Insurance
- Member of the board of Horton’s Kids, a non-profit tutoring and mentoring program that provides comprehensive services to the children of Ward 8 in Washington, D.C.