Roy Franco is a former risk manager for Safeway Inc., and in his role as the Director of Casualty Claims, was responsible for the Company’s self-administration liability claims operations involving 1700 facilities in 26 states. In this position, he was exposed to the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and its adverse impact on closing claims. He originally formed a grassroots organization that developed into the Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) to advocate responsible changes in the law.
Roy presently serves as the co-chair of MARC and speaks regularly about the Medicare Secondary Payer topic across the country. He is a published author and stays current with the growing cases on the topic by posting blogs on the company’s website.
Roy is a graduate of Chaminade University of Honolulu with a double major in Economics and Business Administration. He also holds a law degree from Santa Clara University and is licensed to practice in two states – California and Hawaii.
In 2008, Roy was nominated by Lexis Nexis as one of the most notable people in Workers’ Compensation for his work on Medicare Secondary Payer. In 2010 he co-wrote a book for juris publishing on Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance with his partner, Jeff Signor. He now works full-time in this field to protect his clients from the exposures to the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.