Louis B. Jacques, MD
Louis Jacques, M.D. is Chief Clinical Officer and a Senior Vice President at
ADVI, where he is also a partner. ADVI is a health care advisory services firm
with offices in Washington DC, Austin, and San Francisco. Before joining ADVI in
2014, Dr. Jacques was the Director of the Coverage and Analysis Group (CAG) in
the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) from 2009 - 2014, where he
managed Medicare fee for service coverage policy development on technologies as
diverse as molecular diagnostic testing, advanced imaging, chemotherapeutics,
wound care, and screening and preventive services. From 2004 – 2009 he was a
division director within CAG.
Before joining CMS in 2003, he served as the Associate Dean for Curriculum at
Georgetown University School of Medicine; where he also saw patients at the
Lombardi Cancer Center in his practice of hospice and palliative medicine.
Jacques also made volunteer home visits for a hospice on Maryland’s Eastern
Shore. While in active clinical practice he was a diplomate of both the American
Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the American Board of Family
Medicine. He recertified his Family Medicine boards in 2013.
Louis earned his undergraduate degree in 1978 from Georgetown University and his
MD in 1982 from the University of Maryland. After completing his residency in
family practice he served in a National Health Service Corps assignment in a
Waterloo Iowa community health clinic. Before returning to the Washington DC
area he worked in Detroit with the Henry Ford Medical Group and joined the
faculty of the Wayne State University School of Medicine.