Jerry is a principal with Myers and Stauffer, a partner-in-charge of the Consulting engagement team, and the leader of the firm’s Integrated Care Model (ICM) practice area. Through his more than 28 years of professional experience, Jerry brings a wide range of clinical, business, and health policy experience.
Since joining the firm, Jerry has focused on assisting our clients with delivery system and payment transformation initiatives. These initiatives include design, development, implementation, and assessment of innovative state models such as Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) programs; Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) programs; managed care design, implementation, and monitoring; and other consulting activities.
Prior to joining Myers and Stauffer, Jerry served as Georgia’s Medicaid Director for more than six years, where he was responsible for health care coverage for 1.9 million Georgians, and an annual benefits budget of nearly $10 billion. While with the state of Georgia, he also served as the Deputy Director of the Medical Assistance Policy Section, and as the Director of Pharmacy Services. He has had previous careers in the Medicaid Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) and pharmacy practice arenas.
Jerry holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Services Management, and he maintains licensure in multiple states as a pharmacist.