Steven Farmer, MD, PhD
Chief Strategy Officer for Coverage
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Dr. Steven Farmer serves as Chief Strategy Officer in the Coverage and Analysis Group (CAG) at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  He joined CMS in 2017 as a Senior Advisor in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation where he assisted with development and refinement of value-based payment programs, with a particular emphasis on the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced model.   He moved to the Coverage and Analysis group in 2019 where he leads an effort to streamline and accelerate evidence-based coverage policy development.  He is a practicing non-invasive cardiologist.