Marc Samuels, J.D., M.P.H., is the CEO of ADVI, a strategic advisory services lifesciences firm in Washington, D.C., and a member of the Managed Healthcare Executive® editorial advisory board.


Opinion: A Biden win, a Republican Senate and a slim Democratic majority in the House: That’s a recipe for compromise.

December 15, 2020

With the 2020 election season nearly behind us, conventional wisdom is that we will have divided government: a Democratic president, a Republican Senate and a razor-thin Democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. That combination is a recipe for compromise on President-elect Joe Biden’s healthcare priorities; namely, the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic and adjustments to the ACA.

No Matter Who Wins, the Presidential Election Will Change Healthcare. Here’s How

October 29, 2020

A Biden presidency will mean the immediate expansion of health insurance coverage and perhaps a public option. A second term for President Trump would mean renewed efforts to repeal and replace the ACA and emphasis on consumer choice.