Meet Tom Longar
Senior Manager, ERS Specialist Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Tom Longar is a senior manager in Deloitte & Touche’s Life Sciences & Health Care practice. He has more than 20 years of industry experience, including more than 17 years managing and consulting with health plans and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) in compliance, operations and systems.
Tom has worked with health plans and PBMs in the areas of Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) compliance management and PBM vendor management. He has broad experience developing compliant operating processes for health plans, including enrollment/disenrollment, premium billing, revenue management programs, clinical programs, coverage determinations, grievances and appeals. He has also developed and implemented systems that support compliance programs, monitoring and audit plans and technical help desks.
Tom’s work specializes in the following areas: compliant process development, internal control development for MA plans and PDPs, compliance program effectiveness audits, revenue management optimization programs and systems development life cycle controls.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Tom worked in advisory services at a national consulting firm, where he was responsible for technical projects, Medicare Part D audits, new product implementations for commercial health plans and Sarbanes-Oxley control development for a national PBM. Tom has also worked extensively in the health plans sector, including ten years with a national insurer in its Medicare programs, pharmacy management services and operations for a consumer-directed health insurance website.
Tom received a Bachelor of Business Administration in business statistics from the University of Minnesota Duluth and Master of Business Administration in strategy and information systems from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.
Tom joined Deloitte in 2008. He is the health plan sector editor for Deloitte’s @Regulatory publication. Tom is currently a volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America. Outside of Deloitte, his favorite hobby is camping and participating in outdoor activities with his family. He has a goal of camping in (or visiting) all 78 state parks in Minnesota.
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