Jim Frogue


Jim Frogue, Partner

Jim Frogue is a partner and co-founder of FrogueClark. He is a nationally recognized health policy expert with over 25 years of experience in the government, non-profit, and for-profit sectors. His areas of expertise include Medicaid, fraud prevention, health insurance, and information transparency. He has played a lead role in securing over $1 billion in contracts for clients since 2010.

Areas of Expertise

  • Fraud Prevention

  • Health Insurance

  • Information Transparency

  • Medicaid

2016 Presidential Elections

Jim was the senior health policy advisor to Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign. He spent three months at the headquarters in Trump Tower in New York City.

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Legislative Testimonies

U.S. Congress

On three occasions, Jim has served as an expert witness before Congress. He has appeared before the following committees:

State Legislatures

Jim has also testified to legislative bodies in the following states:

  • House Committee on Energy and Commerce

  • House Committee on the Judiciary

  • Senate Special Committee on Aging

  • Alaska

  • Colorado

  • Florida

  • Georgia

  • Kansas

  • Missouri

  • Ohio

  • Texas

Speaking Engagements

Over the years, Jim has given hundreds of speeches in 40 states across the country. He was also a panelist in the Ask the Experts briefing organized by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

In addition, Jim has had speaking engagements at various organizations, such as:

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  • Alliance for Health Reform

  • Conference of Western Attorneys General

  • Congressional Health Care Caucus

  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  • John F. Kennedy School of Government

  • National Conference of State Legislatures

  • Republican Governors Association

  • Western Governors’ Association

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Other Works

TV Appearances

Jim has appeared on various television programs, and his work on fighting health care fraud was even discussed on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. His broadcast credits include the following:

Radio Appearances

He has appeared on countless radio shows on the National Public Radio, such as:

  • ABC’s Good Morning America

  • CNBC’s Power Lunch

  • CNBC’s Bullseye

  • Fox News’ On the Record with Greta Van Susteren

  • Various Shows on Fox Business

  • All Things Considered

  • On Point

  • The Diane Rehm Show


Print Contributions


Jim edited the book “Stop Paying the Crooks,” and co-authored “Chapter 16, Solutions for Stopping Health Care Fraud” with Newt Gingrich. It was covered in the 2010 New York Times Best Seller “To Save America.”


Jim’s work has appeared in various publications, including:

  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  • RealClearPolitics

  • Roll Call

  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel

  • The Hill


With his extensive work and credentials, Jim has been cited in Trump’s book, “The America We Deserve.” He was also referenced in programs and publications from various media outlets. These include the following:

  • The Rush Limbaugh Show

  • The Wall Street Journal

  • The Washington Post

  • USA Today

Professional Background

Before cofounding our company, Jim worked for six years as the vice president and director of state policy for Newt Gingrich’s Center for Health Transformation. Prior to that, he spent three years as the director of the Health and Human Services Task Force at the American Legislative Exchange Council.

Throughout his career, Jim has served three members of Congress—most recently as legislative director for Congresswoman Kay Granger of Texas. He also spent two years as the health care policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation.

Educational Background

Jim earned his bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Southern California. He also holds a Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Cambridge.

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