David Totaro joined BAYADA Home Health Care in June 2009 as chief government affairs officer. In this role, Mr. Totaro spearheaded the development of a far-reaching national legislative advocacy program. His team of legislative professionals advocate daily for BAYADA clients and caregivers and regularly interact with legislative and regulatory officials at the state and federal levels. Prior to joining BAYADA, Mr. Totaro was chief marketing officer at RehabCare Group, Inc., a national rehabilitation therapy management company headquartered in St. Louis, MO.
Mr. Totaro is a member of the board of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). He also is a founder and chairman of the Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care (PMHC), a Washington, DC based alliance of Medicaid home care providers, managed care companies, national and state home care associations and technology companies; and serves as chairman of the Hospice Action Network (HAN), an affiliate of the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), of which he also is a board member. Mr. Totaro is a board member and treasurer of the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare (PQHH) and board member of the Pennsylvania Home Care Foundation. He holds an AB degree in History from Dickinson College and a MBA in Marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.