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Tom Scully

Alston & Bird LLP
Senior Counsel
At Alston & Bird, Thomas A. Scully focuses his practice on health care regulatory and legislative matters. He is also a general partner with Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm in New York.

Mr. Scully was the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from 2001 to 2004. At CMS, Mr. Scully had an instrumental role in designing Medicare reform and Medicare Part D legislation—and getting it passed—as well as in making the vast agency more open and accountable to the public. He initiated the first public reporting and disclosure for comparative quality among hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, and dialysis centers.

Before joining CMS, Tom served as President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) from 1995 to 2001. The FAH represents 1,700 privately owned hospitals.
Mr. Scully was a Partner at Patton Boggs, LLP, in Washington, D.C., from 1993 to 1995; Deputy Assistant to the President and Counselor to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) from 1992 to 1993; and an Associate Director of OMB from 1989 to 1992. In 1988, Tom worked on the Bush for President campaign; with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, from 1985 to 1988; and with U.S. Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA) from 1980 to 1985.

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