Roy Ramthun is President of HSA Consulting Services, a health care consulting practice specializing in Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care issues. Prior to forming his consulting practice, Mr. Ramthun was the Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House.
As a member of the National Economic Council staff, Mr. Ramthun was the senior health policy advisor to President George W. Bush regarding health care issues involving the Internal Revenue Code (primarily Health Savings Accounts), Medicare, Medicaid, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
Before joining the President’s staff, Mr. Ramthun was the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for health initiatives. In this role, he led Treasury’s implementation of Health Savings Accounts after they were enacted into law in December, 2003.
Prior to joining the Treasury Department, Mr. Ramthun held a variety of positions during his eight-year tenure at Humana Inc., one of the nation’s largest health insurance companies, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
From 1990-1995, Mr. Ramthun was a health care analyst with the Republican Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. Mr. Ramthun began his career in Federal service in 1987 as a Presidential Management Intern (PMI).
Mr. Ramthun holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Science Degree in Public Health from the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill).