Joseph Gatewood, Vice President, Global Strategy & Analysis, joined the staff of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) in October 2004.
Bringing more than 10 years of experience in Medicare reimbursement, policy and legal compliance issues, Joe has primary responsibility for AdvaMed’s policy and advocacy work in the United Kingdom, Germany, other EU-15 initial member countries, and Korea. He also leads the Global Department’s efforts on global reimbursement, health technology assessment (HTA) and procurement issues, which encompasses challenges in China and other emerging markets.
He leads AdvaMed’s work the EU’s regulatory reforms relating to the medical device and IVD industries. He has been engaged previously in assisting with global compliance initiatives.
Prior to working for AdvaMed’s Global Department, he worked for almost three years in the AdvaMed’s Payment and Policy Department, focusing on issues relating to the advanced wound management and orthopedic sectors, Medicare hospital inpatient services, emerging orthopedic technologies, and Medicare competitive bidding. Joe led AdvaMed’s effort on the transition to MS-DRGs, as well as the initial rounds of response to Medicare’s competitive bidding.
Vice President, Global Strategy & Analysis, Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)
Joe has served as a Senior Counsel for the Office of Counsel to the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (OCIG), where he worked as a prosecutor on enforcement, compliance and regulatory matters, including fraud and abuse and quality of care litigation. Prior to working for the OCIG, he served as an attorney with the Departmental Appeals Board (Board) of HHS, where he assisted judges in deciding regulatory and enforcement litigation on a variety of matters involving HHS grants and programs, including Medicare civil sanctions, exclusions and quality of care. Subsequent to working for the OCIG, Joe worked in the health care practice of a DC law firm where he represented physicians and corporate clients in regulatory, compliance and litigation matters.
Joe has also worked outside the health care arena as a regulatory and compliance counsel to the Broadcasting Board of Governors, dealing with government contracts, compliance and ethics issues. Gatewood is a member of the DC and Maryland bars, and is an experienced mediator in civil litigation matters.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (cum laude with a double major) from the University of Maryland, and a Juris Doctor from the Washington College of Law of The American University