Geoff Werth, MPP
Geoff Werth has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare policy and the healthcare industry, having held senior policy positions both on and off Capitol Hill.
During this critical period for our healthcare system Geoff has engaged directly with Congress on behalf of healthcare companies, providers and patient groups through his roles as Principal at k10, senior vice president of Summit Health Care Consulting, director of federal government relations for The US Oncology Network, and government affairs associate at the American College of Surgeons. Geoff worked directly with Congress on improving cancer care delivery during the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and has helped providers effectively navigate the implementation of the ACA and the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.
Prior to this Geoff worked for seven years on Capitol Hill as a policy advisor to former House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt during passage of the Sarbanes Oxley Act and on the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee as a senior advisor to Congressman Bart Stupak during the passage of the Medicare Modernization Act.
Geoff has had the opportunity to work constructively with Congress on many important healthcare policy issues, including health information technology, advanced medical imaging, radiation oncology, cancer research funding, prescription drug reimbursement and distribution, and the introduction of new models of care within the Medicare program.
Geoff has bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas and a master's degree in public policy from the University of Maryland. He became involved in politics in Chicago while working within the healthcare industry on cutting-edge medical equipment at The University of Chicago Medical Center and in research and development for Abbott Laboratories.