Jack Hoadley


Research Professor


McCourt School of Public Policy (MSPP)
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Jack Hoadley is a health policy analyst and researcher with about 30 years experience in this field. He joined Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute as a Research Professor in January 2002, where he conducts research projects on health financing topics, including Medicare and Medicaid, with a particular focus on prescription drug issues.

In recent projects, he has studied various aspects of the Medicare Part D drug benefit, including spending trends, the use of formularies, the impact of plan benefit design features on generic drug use, the impact of the coverage gap, and policy options for simplifying and standardizing the program. His other recent work has included projects on Medicaid reform proposals in Florida and Connecticut, consumer protections around balance billing in private insurance plans, standardization options for Medicare Advantage, the growth of retainer-based medical practices, and access to physician services for Medicare beneficiaries. A list of key publications is available at http://hpi.georgetown.edu/medicarepartd/ and at http://hpi.georgetown.edu/floridamedicaid/.

Dr. Hoadley was recently appointed to a three-year term as a member of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). He is trained as a Ph.D. in political science and has worked in both academic and government settings. Prior to arriving at Georgetown, he held positions at the Department of Health and Human Services in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), the Physician Payment Review Commission (PPRC) and its successor (MedPAC), and the National Health Policy Forum.


  • Ph.D. (1979) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Political Science
  • M.A. (1974) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Political Science