Executive DirectorMarcia Nusgart R.Ph. is the Executive Director of the Coalition of Wound Care Manufacturers. She also serves as Executive Director for the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders and President of Nusgart Consulting LLC. Marcia is a highly visible, respected and credible source of industry information for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and CMS contractors, the Food and Drug Administration and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality as she advocates for appropriate public policy processes. She is an industry leader in providing comprehensive strategies to medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers regarding coding, coverage and reimbursement issues under Medicare and Medicaid.
Marcia’s accomplishments range from advocating successfully, in her coalition capacity, for CMS to modernize the HCPCS coding process to make it more timely, transparent and understandable for manufacturers; to, in her consulting role, obtaining new HCPCS codes along with appropriate coverage and payment for manufacturers' products. She is highly regarded in the wound care industry through her numerous published articles and is a highly sought after speaker and moderator. She has spoken at a broad variety of national and international conferences such as the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Conferences, European Wound Management Association, World Union of Wound Healing Societies, American Professional Wound Care Association and the George Washington University Institute on Regulatory Science. Marcia has received numerous honors ranging from the 2011 Distinguished Alumni award by the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy to the AAWC Leadership Award to the designation of Master from APWCA, both honoring key opinion leaders who have made significant contributions impacting wound care.
Marcia founded her own business, Nusgart Consulting LLC, in 1998. Prior to that she worked in two associations-- the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and the National Community Pharmacy Association. She has also served in senior positions for Super X Drugs (now CVS) and worked for Merck. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy from the Ohio State University. She currently serves on the Boards for five distinct organizations: George Washington University Regulatory Affairs Programs Advisory Board, the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Kestrel Wound Care Wound Source and Premier Homecare and Jewish Social Services Agency of Greater Washington.