Ruth Blatt, PharmacistDivision of Pharmacy, Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) - (invited)
Ruth Blatt is the senior pharmacist in the Division of Pharmacy at the Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. In her 11+ years with CMS, she works on both operational issues for the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP) as well as Policy issues for the MDRP and Medicaid Pharmacy Policy, in general. Prior to her public service with CMS, Ruth practiced in the community pharmacy arena for over 30 years as a pharmacist, manager and corporate manager. Ruth graduated from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and served as a preceptor for student pharmacists in addition to holding numerous official positions in the Maryland Pharmacists Association.