- Executive Director, Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders
Marcia Nusgart R.Ph. is the Executive Director of the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders. She also serves as Executive Director for the Coalition of Wound Care Manufacturers and President of Nusgart Consulting LLC. She is an industry leader in providing comprehensive strategies to medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers regarding coding, coverage and reimbursement issues under Medicare and Medicaid. Her accomplishments range from advocating successfully, in her coalition capacity, for the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to modernize the HCPCS coding process to make it more timely, transparent and understandable for manufacturers; to, in her consulting role, obtaining new HCPCS codes along with appropriate coverage and payment for manufacturers' products.
Ms. Nusgart is also well known in the home and wound care industry through speaking engagements at national and international conferences such as Symposium on Advanced Wound Care/Wound Healing Society, European Wound Management Association and the American Professional Wound Care Association. Marcia has previously served as Associate Vice President, Home Care for the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed). Prior to joining AdvaMed, Ms. Nusgart worked as Director of Home Care for the National Community Pharmacy Association. She has also served in senior positions with Super X Drugs and also worked for Merck. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy from the Ohio State University. She currently serves on the Boards for four organizations: George Washington University Regulatory Affairs, Kestrel Wound Source, Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Healthcare Industry Foundation, and the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy.