Tyler Scheid, J.D., is a Senior Policy Analyst in the American Medical Association’s (AMA’s) Administrative Simplification Initiatives division. Tyler’s work at the AMA focuses on reducing administrative burdens and streamlining manual processes to allow physicians to better focus on patient care. Tyler is currently assisting a variety of multi-stakeholder groups, such as the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP), the Healthcare Administrative Technology Association (HATA), ASC X12, and others on a number of administrative simplification initiatives that are focused on improving prior authorization practices, real-time pharmacy benefit inquiries, and other care delivery inefficiencies. Prior to joining the AMA, Tyler worked in healthcare consulting where he predominantly focused on assisting hospital systems and provider practices with the management of their pharmaceutical programs, including the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Tyler received his B.A. from Yale University in the History of Science, History of Medicine, and he graduated Cum Laude from the DePaul University College of Law with a Healthcare Law Certificate.