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MARC is the leading Washington-based advocacy coalition focused on legislative and regulatory initiatives to reform federal secondary payer programs and policies. Coalition membership is open to any organization or individual involved in the issue.

Current membership includes retailers, insurers, attorneys, brokers, insureds, trade associations, self-insureds and third-party administrators.

For more information on joining MARC, contact Susan Murdock




MARC members participate in Secondary Payer policy decision-making at the federal level and receive the most current and up to date information about new developments in the area. Members establish the policy direction of the Coalition and are active participants in meetings with Congressional leaders and government officials on behalf of MARC.


  • Develops and has final approval on Coalition policy priorities
  • Participates in the development and implementation of strategic plans to achieve Coalition policy priorities
  • Attends legislative and regulatory meetings on Capitol Hill and with government agencies on behalf of MARC
  • Access and participants with national industry experts, Congressional leaders and staff, and government leaders on Secondary payer issues
  • Responsible for oversight of Coalition consultants and operational infrastructure
  • Has voting privileges (one vote per member organization)
  • Access to Coalition members-only documents, presentations, and reference materials
  • Ability to have multiple colleagues receive Coalition communications and attend in-person meetings and monthly membership conference calls
  • Reviews and approves membership requests
  • Member representative eligible to hold elected office and Chair Coalition committees and expert work groups


“Being able to communicate with national leaders and experts in the Secondary Payer arena is such a beneficial position to be in. Informing policymakers on issues important to my company and on behalf of MARC is vital. My Steering Committee status makes both of these things possible. This is time well spent.”
Michele Adams, Vice President, Risk ManagementThe Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL
As a member of the MARC Steering Committee, my company is fortunate to have the opportunity to help direct and influence policy decisions that truly impact Secondary Payer regulations in a meaningful way.”
Gregory J McKenna, Vice President and Counsel, Government AffairsGallagher Bassett Services, Inc., Itasca, IL
Our MARC membership gives us access to information and education at the highest level, related to Secondary Payer issues. With this “front line” exposure on such a complex regulatory issue, we are able to make informed decisions to mitigate our risk from Secondary Payer issues. We value MARC’s leadership in pushing for legislative and regulatory changes.”
Tara L. Acton, Claims Manager & Corporate CounselCenturyLink – Risk, Insurance & Claims, Denver, CO
My membership in MARC gives my company a voice.  I believe that all complex issues have solutions if you put forth enough effort to tackle them head on.  My Associate Membership allows us to take part in a process that is important to employers, taxpayers, and most importantly Medicare beneficiaries.  It isn’t often you can be a part of something with such a win-win proposition.”
Lee Fanshaw, Federal Government Affairs DirectorAmerican Family Insurance, Madison, WI


For more information on joining MARC, please contact Susan Murdock (