Marc has conducted extensive research and analysis on a variety of public policy issues affecting the financing and delivery of long-term care services and the development and growth of the long-term care insurance market in his twenty plus years at LifePlans. He has consulted widely to the health and long-term care insurance industry, implemented new and innovative risk management and prevention programs affecting elderly populations, and testified before Congress on issues related to long-term care financing and private insurance.
Marc has published numerous articles on the financing and delivery of long-term services and supports to chronically ill individuals in such journals as Health Affairs, the Gerontologist, Inquiry, and others. He has made numerous presentations to government agencies, insurance industry conferences, and congressional forums. His work has been cited widely in both the academic and popular press and he is often called upon to provide his insights and analysis on issues related to health and long-term care insurance.
Over the past few years he has conducted a Congressional Staff briefing on the CLASS Act for the National Health Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., was a member of the Governorís Long-Term Care Advisory Committee for the State of Massachusetts 2009-2010 and provided congressional testimony to the Commerce and Energy Committee on Private Long-Term Care Insurance Claims Payment practices in Washington, D.C.
Marc received his Ph.D. from the Heller School at Brandeis University and his Masters Degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.