Jack Meyer

Jack Meyer, PhD, is an independent health economist based in Reston, Virginia. From 2005 through 2018, he was a principal and senior fellow at Health Management Associates (HMA) in Washington, DC, conducting health care research, policy analysis, and strategic planning for grant-making foundations, health industry leaders, and state, county, and federal agencies. From 2006 to 2013, Dr. Meyer also held a joint appointment as a professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy and School of Public Health.

Dr. Meyer was the founder and president of the Economic and Social Research Institute, a nonprofit research organization. Much of his research and writing has featured the development of health reform plans to move the U.S. toward universal health coverage while improving quality of care and controlling the growth in health care spending.