Director of Government Relations, North Memorial Health Care
Buck has a passion for the development and implementation of remote and rural healthcare. Minnesota is a nation leader in the development and legislative implementation of Tele-Health and Health Care Reform. Buck brings a unique understanding of the modeling and implementation of Health Care around expanded use of EMS workers providing alternative care. Buck continues to work both on the hospital and EMS side of finance developing and negotiating with the government and commercial payers on health care reform. Buck has worked closely with the Department of Human Services and the Department of Health’s office of Primary Care and Rural Health on reform models. Buck has worked at North Memorial for 28 years starting as a paramedic in the ambulance division. Buck works closely with all levels of State and local government and regulatory agencies.