Marilyn Moon is an American Institute for Research Fellow and director of AIR's Center on Aging. Dr. Moon is a nationally-known economist and expert on Medicare, aging, consumer health issues, and health care financing, Dr. Moon has also served as a senior fellow at the Urban Institute and as a public trustee for the Social Security and Medicare trust funds. She has written extensively on health policy, reform issues in Medicare health financing, and other social insurance issues. Dr. Moon's earlier work focused on health care financing and public policy issues with a particular emphasis on Medicare costs and its impact on access to care. From 2008 through 2012, she chaired the Maryland Health Care Commission. She has served on a number of boards for non-profit organizations, including the Medicare Rights Center and the National Academy of Social Insurance.
Clay Richards is the President and Chief Executive Officer of naviHealth. Prior to joining naviHealth, Mr. Richards served in several leadership roles at Healthways, Inc., the leading provider of disease management and wellness services, including Senior Vice President of the Health Plan Market and General Counsel. Prior to joining Healthways, Mr. Richards practiced law at Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, where he focused on corporate, securities and M&A matters. Mr. Richards is a graduate of Washington & Lee University, and earned his law degree from the University of Mississippi.
Thomas Scully, Senior Counsel at Alston and Bird, focuses his practice on health care regulatory and legislative matters. He is also a general partner with Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm in New York. Mr. Scully was the administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), from 2001 to 2004. CMS administers Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP, and is the largest agency in the U.S. Government, spending more than $1 trillion for fiscal year 2012. At CMS, Mr. Scully had an instrumental role in designing and passing Medicare reform and Medicare Part D legislation and in making the vast agency more open and accountable to the public. He initiated the first public reporting and disclosure for comparative quality among hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and dialysis centers. Before joining CMS, Mr. Scully served as president and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) from 1995 to 2001. The FAH represents 1700 privately owned hospitals. Mr. Scully was a partner in Washington, D.C., with Patton Boggs, LLP, 1993-95; deputy assistant to the president and counselor to the director of OMB, 1992-93; and an associate director of OMB, 1989-92. Previous experience included working on the Bush Presidential campaign; serving Akin Gump from 1985-1988; and with US Senator Slade Gorton (WA), 1980-1985.
David Storto is the President of Partners Continuing Care (“PCC”) and the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network ("SRN") in Boston, Massachusettes. Under Mr. Storto's leadership since 1998, PCC has grown into the fully integrated non-acute care services division of Partners HealthCare. Prior to joining Partners and Spaulding, Mr. Storto was the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (“RIC”). Mr. Storto served in numerous capacities during his 18-year tenure at RIC, including social worker, Director of Admissions and Marketing, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and Vice President of Planning. During this time, he became an expert in operational management, program development, governance and strategic planning in rehabilitation facilities.