Dr. Stuart Altman

Dr. Stuart Altman is an economist whose research interests are primarily in the area of federal and state health policy. Among his many professional achievements, Dr. Stuart Altman served 12 years as Chairman of the congressionally legislated Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPac) formed to advise Congress and the Administration on the functioning of the Medicare Diagnostic Related Group (DRG) Hospital Payment System and other system reforms. Dr. Stuart Altman is also Chair of The Health Industry Forum which brings together diverse group leaders from across the health care field to develop solutions for critical problems facing the healthcare system.