Marcia Nusgart RPh, Executive Director, Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders
Marcia Nusgart is the executive director of the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders, a multidisciplinary consortium of more than 15 physician, clinician, provider, manufacturer and patient organizations that addresses regulatory and legislative issues impacting wound care. She also serves as executive director for the Coalition of Wound Care Manufacturers and president of Nusgart Consulting, LLC.
Nusgart 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 include advocating successfully, in her coalition capacity, for the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to modernize the HCPCS coding process; as well as, in her consulting role, obtaining new HCPCS codes along with appropriate coverage and payment for manufacturers’ products. Nusgart is also well known in the home and wound care industry through speaking engagements at national conferences such as SAWC/WHS.
She holds a BS in pharmacy from the Ohio State University. Before founding Nusgart Consulting LLC in 1998, she served as associate vice president, home care, for the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed). Prior to joining AdvaMed, Nusgart worked as director of home care for the National Community Pharmacy Association. She has served in senior positions with Super X Drugs and also worked for Merck. Nusgart currently serves on the advisory boards of three distinct organizations: Premier Homecare, Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Healthcare Industry Foundation, and the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy.