Tim is the former Chief of Staff and Director of Delivery System Reform at CMS where he led the agency’s work on drug spending issues, significant elements of the agency’s implementation of the new physician payment system created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, creation of new payment models, and other topics. He was previously a senior adviser for health care policy at the White House Domestic Policy Council, where he was responsible for coordinating administration activities in health care delivery system reform. Before joining DPC he was a senior professional staff member for Ranking Member Henry Waxman at the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, responsible for drafting and collaborating to develop elements of the Affordable Care Act. Tim began his career in Washington at the at the Congressional Budget Office, where he led analysis of major budget legislation affecting Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal programs. Tim holds Masters degrees in Public Policy and Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan (2004) and a B.A. in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University (2000).