Robert S. Jasak, Esq.

Vice President, Coverage and Payment Policy

Robert Jasak is currently the VP for Coverage and Payment Policy with Hart Health Strategies Inc. Prior to joining Hart Health Strategies Inc., Mr. Jasak served as the Deputy Director for Regulatory & Quality Affairs in the American College of Surgeons' Division of Advocacy and Health Policy. In his position, he led ACS efforts to analyze and influence federal regulations and help shape the value-based purchasing and quality programs being incorporated in federal reimbursement formulas. For several years, he also served as the Senior Regulatory Advisor at the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons where he worked on similar issues.

Prior to joining the ACS and AAOS, Mr. Jasak was a Director with The Advisory Board Company, a membership-based, for-profit research firm serving over 2,400 of America's leading hospitals and health systems. He has also worked in various positions in the federal government. He served as a policy and strategy analyst in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Affairs, with an emphasis on Medicare payment and budget issues. He has also provided services to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of the General Counsel.

Mr. Jasak received his law degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and he completed his bachelor's degree at the University of Michigan.



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