Hamilton College, BA, Public Policy
As a Regional Director, Scott will be providing high-level strategic advice to clients in the areas of Medicaid financing, waivers, and in the development of strategies to drive value in the healthcare system, including in managed care. Mr. Allocco’s areas of focus include business development, state government affairs, healthcare reimbursement and reform, strategic planning and Medicaid policy.
Scott Allocco has over 20 years of healthcare experience including commercial and public sector health insurance programs, with particular expertise in Medicaid programs. Scott started his professional career on Capitol Hill serving as a Congressional Aide to former Congressman Dean A. Gallo of New Jersey and Campaign Director to Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, currently the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. Since then, Scott has served as the Director of the Office of Government Relations for the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, where he coordinated all healthcare-focused state legislative affairs for former Governor Christine Todd Whitman, including the passage of the NJ Healthcare Quality Act, one of the first patient protection acts in the United States that regulated the managed care industry.
After several years serving health care industry clients in the Healthcare Public Affairs Group at Hill and Knowlton in Washington, DC, Scott served for six years as Vice President of State Government Affairs at Coventry Healthcare and its subsidiary, First Health Services. In this capacity, Scott managed a network of state lobbyists around the country to help the company win and implement Medicaid management contracts, including numerous Medicaid pharmacy management programs, fiscal agent contracts and utilization management programs. He is also the cofounder and former President of BioMarker Strategies, a cancer diagnostics and personalized medicine company in Rockville, Maryland.