Director of Govt Affairs
John Goetz is currently the Director of Government Affairs for Permobil. Prior to joining the Permobil team, he was Legislative Liaison for Tennessee’s Medicaid agency (Health Care Finance and Administration/TennCare). While at TennCare, John acted as liaison between the Agency and General Assembly, lobbied on behalf of the Agency and Governor’s agenda and provided policy advisement for the Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) division within TennCare.
Before his time with TennCare, he worked for U.S. Senator Bob Corker as his Legislative Aide for health care advising on a range of related issues and assisting with hearings at the Senate Special Committee on Aging. Now at Permobil, John heads up the Government Affairs Department coordinating all activities related to government payers and legislative activity at both the state and federal levels of government.
He represents Permobil on the NCART board and is active on several of their working groups. John has his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and his Master’s in Public Administration both from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.