Margaret Scott

Margaret Scott supports clients with Medicaid drug policy and pricing.

She applies her extensive background in Medicaid drug policy and pharmacy benefits management to guide policy advocacy and market strategy for drug companies, health plans, patient groups, and other stakeholders.

Prior to joining Avalere, Margaret led the pharmacy program for Ohio Medicaid, where she oversaw all aspects of pharmacy policy and operations, including implementing federal and state policy, ensuring Medicaid-contracted managed care organizations were following state and federal policies, supervising drug rebate collections, coordinating the pharmacy and therapeutics committee and drug utilization review board, and directing drug pricing. Margaret also spent time as a clinical adviser at CVS Caremark, where she advised Medicaid managed care organization clients on pharmacy benefits management topics including claims processing, formulary development, utilization management, and compliance with federal and state Medicaid requirements.

Margaret has a BS in pharmacy from Purdue University, an MS in pharmacy administration concentrating in health outcomes research from the Ohio State University, and an MPH in health systems management and policy from the Ohio State University.