JC Scott is the President & CEO of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), the national association representing America’s pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs. PBMs administer prescription drug plans for more than 270 million Americans with health coverage provided through employers, health insurance plans, labor unions, Medicare Part D, and others.
Mr. Scott joined PCMA in the fall of 2018. Previously, he held senior association leadership positions at Washington-based organizations. Most recently, he served as Chief Advocacy Officer and Head of External Affairs for the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), where he led the government affairs, public affairs, and third-party ally development functions for the association. Prior to AdvaMed, Mr. Scott served as Senior Vice President of Federal Relations for the American Council of Life Insurers. Mr. Scott has been recognized as one of The Hill newspaper’s “Top Association Lobbyists” in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Mr. Scott also brings experience from his work in government. He served in various capacities in the U.S. House of Representatives, including as Deputy Director of Policy for the House Republican Conference, Committee Associate with the Select Committee on Homeland Security, and Legislative Director for former-Representative Deborah Pryce (R-OH). He has also worked as an associate for the law firm of Travis & Gooch.
Mr. Scott has an undergraduate degree in Public Policy Studies from Duke University, and a JD from the Georgetown University Law Center.
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