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The Alliance continuously updates our expert lists on key topics in health policy.

We are also happy to assist journalists who are seeking an expert on a specific topic. Reporters and editors should call the Alliance at 202/789-2300 or email us at info@allhealthpolicy.org for help finding an expert.

Affordable Care Act | Delivery System Reform | Health Care Costs
Long-Term Services and SupportsMedicaid & CHIPMedicare
Mental Health & Substance AbusePrivate Coverage
Public Health & PreventionSocial Determinants of Health


Affordable Care Act

Drew Altman, president and CEO, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Joseph Antos, Wilson H. Taylor scholar in health care and retirement policy, American Enterprise Institute, 202/862-5938, jantos@aei.org

Joel Ario, managing director, Manatt Health Solutions, 202-585-6500, jario@manatt.com

Lynn Blewett, professor, health policy & management, University of Minnesota, 612-624-4802, blewe001@umn.edu

Linda Blumberg, senior fellow, Urban Institute, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Tom Bradley, chief, Health Systems and Medicare Cost Estimates Unit, Congressional Budget Office, 202/226-9010, tom.bradley@cbo.gov

Mollyann Brodie, executive director, public opinion and survey research, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Stuart Butler, senior fellow, The Brookings Institution, 202/238-3183, smbutler@brookings.edu

Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies, Cato Institute, 202/789-5200, mcannon@cato.org

James Capretta, resident fellow and Milton Friedman chair, American Enterprise Insititute, jcapretta@aei.org

Sean Cavanaugh, deputy administrator and director, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 410/786-3350, sean.cavanaugh@cms.hhs.gov

Lanhee Chen, David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Lanhee.chen@stanford.edu

Gary Claxton, vice president, director, Health Care Marketplace Project, co-director, Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Sara Collins, vice president, health care coverage and access, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3838, src@cmwf.org

Sabrina Corlette, research professor and project director, Georgetown University Center on Health Insurance Reforms, 202-687-3003, sc732@georgetown.edu

Cynthia Cox, associate director, Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, ccox@kff.org

John Dicken, director, health care issues, Government Accountability Office, 202-512-7043, dickenj@gao.gov

Stan Dorn, senior fellow, Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Dianne Faup, founding partner, Speire Healthcare Strategies, 615-386-7061, info@speirehcs.com

Paul Fronstin, director, Health Research & Education Program, Employee Benefit Research Institute, 202/775-6352, fronstin@ebri.org

Jon Gabel, senior fellow, National Opinion Research Center, 301/634-9313, Gabel-Jon@norc.org

Rachel Garfield, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Paul Ginsburg, director, Leonard D. Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, University of Southern California, 202-797-6268, pginsburg@healthpolicy.usc.edu

Dan Hawkins, senior vice president for public policy and research, National Association of Community Health Centers, 202/296-0131, dhawkins@nachc.org

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president, American Action Forum, 202-559-6420, dholtzeakin@americanactionforum.org

Timothy Jost, Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee School of Law, 540-564-2524, jostt@wlu.edu

Genevieve Kenney, codirector, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Jon Kingsdale, director, Wakely Consulting Group, 339-927-1138, jonk@wakely.com

Larry Levitt, senior vice president, special initiatives, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Dan Mendelson, president, Avalere Health, 202/207-1310, dmendelson@avalere.com

Thomas Miller, resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute, 202/862-5886, tmiller@aei.org

Robert Moffitt, senior fellow, Heritage Foundation, 202/608-6210, Bob.Moffit@heritage.org

Rachel Nuzum, vice president, federal and state health policy, The Commonwealth Fund, 202/292-6722, rn@cmwf.org

Kavita Patel, nonresident fellow, economic studies, The Brookings Institution, 310/968-1627

Kip Piper, president, Health Results Group, 202/558-5658, piper@healthresultsgroup.com

Karen Pollitz, senior fellow, Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, kpollitz@kff.org

Chas Roades, chief research officer, The Advisory Board Company, 202/266-5326, roadesc@advisory.com

Sara Rosenbaum, professor, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, 202-994-4230, sarar@gwu.edu

John Rother, president and CEO, National Coalition on Health Care, 202/638-7151, jrother@nchc.org

Diane Rowland, executive vice president, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, drowland@kff.org

Robin Rudowitz, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, rrudowitz@kff.org

Alina Salganicoff, vice president and director, Women’s Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Benjamin Sommers, assistant professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 857-540-1126, bsommers@hsph.harvard.edu

Jennifer Tolbert, director of state health reform and associate director of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/654-1417, jennifert@kff.org

Cori Uccello, senior health fellow, American Academy of Actuaries, 202-223-8196, uccello@actuary.org

Brian Webb, manager, health policy and legislation, National Association of Insurance Commissioners, 202/471-3978, bwebb@naic.org

Gail Wilensky, senior fellow, Project HOPE, 301/347-3902, gwilensky@projecthope.org

Joel Zinberg, visiting scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Joel.Zinberg@aei.org

 

 

Delivery System Reform

Melinda Abrams, vice president, delivery system reform, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3831, mka@cmwf.org

Deborah Bachrach, partner, Manatt Health Solutions, 212-790-4594, dbachrach@manatt.com

Michael Barr, executive vice president, National Committee for Quality Assurance, 202/955-3500, barr@ncqa.org

Robert Berenson, institute fellow, Urban Institute, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

David Blumenthal, president, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3825, db@cmwf.org

Cristina Boccuti, associate director, Program on Medicare Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Amitabh Chandra, professor, social policy, Harvard University, 617/496-7356, amitabh_chandra@harvard.edu

Michael Chernew, professor of health care policy, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, 617/432-0174, chernew@hcp.med.harvard.edu

Sabrina Corlette, research professor and project director, Georgetown University Center on Health Insurance Reforms, 202-687-3003, sc732@georgetown.edu

Suzanne Delbanco, executive director, Catalyst for Payment Reform, 510/328-3328, sdelbanco@catalyzepaymentreform.org

Mark Ganz, president and CEO, Cambia Health Solutions, 503/225-5229, mark.ganz@cambiahealth.com

Paul Ginsburg, director, Leonard D. Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, University of Southern California, 202-797-6268, pginsburg@healthpolicy.usc.edu

Dana Goldman, Leonard D. Schaeffer director’s chair, University of Southern California Center for Health Policy and Economics, 213/821-7948, dpgoldma@healthpolicy.usc.edu

Darin Gordon, founding partner, Speire Healthcare Strategies, 615-386-7061, darin@speirehcs.com

Kate Goodrich, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 410-786-6841, kate.goodrich@cms.hhs.gov

Benjamin Isgur, PwC Health Research Institute, 214-754-5091, benjamin.isgur@pwc.com

Ashish Jha, director, Harvard Global Health Institute, 617-384-5367, ajha@hsph.harvard.edu

Timothy Jost, Robert L. Willett family professor of law, Washington and Lee School of Law, 540-564-2524, jostt@wlu.edu

Cindy Mann, partner, Manatt Health Solutions, 202-585-6572, cmann@manatt.com

Douglas McCarthy, senior research director, The Commonwealth Fund, 970/259-7961, dm@cmwf.org

John McCarthy, founding partner, Speire Healthcare Strategies, 615-386-7061, john@speirehcs.com

Robert Mechanic, senior fellow, Heller School of Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, mechanic@brandeis.edu

Dan Mendelson, president, Avalere Health, 202/207-1310, dmendelson@avalere.com

Thomas Miller, resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute, 202/862-5886, tmiller@aei.org

Elizabeth Mitchell, president and CEO, Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement, 202-747-5104, emitchell@nrhi.org

MaryBeth Musumeci, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Tricia Neuman, senior vice president, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, tneuman@kff.org

Marci Nielsen, president and CEO, The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, 202-417-2062, marci@pcpcc.org

Julia Paradise, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Kavita Patel, nonresident fellow, economic studies, The Brookings Institution, 310/968-1627

Eleanor Perfetto, senior vice president, strategic initiatives, National Health Council, 202/785-3910, eperfetto@nhcouncil.org

Ed Pezalla, vice president, national medical director, pharmaceutical policy and strategy, Aetna, 415/502-1603, pezallae@aetna.com

Pamela Riley, assistant vice president, delivery system reform, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3862, pr@cmwf.org

Chas Roades, chief research officer, The Advisory Board Company, 202/266-5326, roadesc@advisory.com

John Rother, President and CEO, National Coalition on Health Care, 202/638-7151, jrother@nchc.org

Robin Rudowitz, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, rrudowitz@kff.org

Eric Schneider, senior vice president for policy and research, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3864, es@cmwf.org

Tanya Shah, senior program officer, delivery system reform, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3856, tbs@cmwf.org

David Share, senior vice president for value partnerships, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, 313/448-6142, dshare@bcbsm.com

Sara Traigle van Geertruyden, executive director, Partnership to Improve Patient Care, 202/688-0226, sara@pipcpatients.org

Joel Zinberg, visiting scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Joel.Zinberg@aei.org

Stephen Zuckerman, codirector, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

 

Health Care Costs

Drew Altman, president and CEO, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Gerard Anderson, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 410-955-3241, ganderson@jhu.edu

Joseph Antos, Wilson H. Taylor scholar in health care and retirement policy, American Enterprise Institute, 202/862-5938, jantos@aei.org

Shawn Bishop, vice president, controlling health care costs and advancing Medicare, The Commonwealth Fund, 202/292-6740, smb@cmwf.org

David Blumenthal, president, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3825, db@cmwf.org

Tom Bradley, chief, Health Systems and Medicare Cost Estimates Unit, Congressional Budget Office, 202/226-9010, tom.bradley@cbo.gov

Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies, Cato Institute, 202/789-5200, mcannon@cato.org

Michael Chernew, professor of health care policy, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, 617/432-0174, chernew@hcp.med.harvard.edu

Gary Claxton, vice president, director, Health Care Marketplace Project, co-director, Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Cynthia Cox, associate director, Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, ccox@kff.org

David Cutler, Otto Eckstein professor of applied economics, Harvard University, 617/496-5216, dcutler@harvard.edu

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president, American Action Forum, 202-559-6420, dholtzeakin@americanactionforum.org

Paul Fronstin, director, Health Research & Education Program, Employee Benefit Research Institute, 202/775-6352, fronstin@ebri.org

Jon Gabel, senior fellow, National Opinion Research Center, 301/634-9313, Gabel-Jon@norc.org

Paul Ginsburg, director, Leonard D. Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, University of Southern California, 202-797-6268, pginsburg@healthpolicy.usc.edu

Stephen Heffler, director, National Health Statistics Group, Office of the Actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 410/786-1211, stephen.heffler@cms.hhs.gov

John Holahan, institute fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Frederick Isasi, executive director, Families USA, 202-628-3030, press@familiesusa.org

Ashish Jha, director, Harvard Global Health Institute, 617-384-5367, ajha@hsph.harvard.edu

Larry Levitt, senior vice president, special initiatives, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Mark McClellan, director, Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy, Duke University, 202-621-2817, mark.mcclellan@duke.edu

Stacey McMorrow, health economist, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Jack Meyer, senior fellow, Health Management Associates, 202/785-3669, jmeyer@healthmanagement.com

Thomas Miller, resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute, 202/862-5886, tmiller@aei.org

Karen Pollitz, senior fellow, Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, kpollitz@kff.org

Chas Roades, chief research officer, The Advisory Board Company, 202/266-5326, roadesc@advisory.com

John Rother, President and CEO, National Coalition on Health Care, 202/638-7151, jrother@nchc.org

Cori Uccello, senior health fellow, American Academy of Actuaries, 202-223-8196, uccello@actuary.org

Joel Zinberg, visiting scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Joel.Zinberg@aei.org

 

Long-Term Services and Supports

Shawn Bloom, president and CEO, National PACE Association, 703/535-1565, shawnb@npaonline.org

Randall Brown, director, health research, Mathematica Policy Research, 609/275-2393, Rbrown@mathematica-mpr.com

Marc Cohen, director, Center for Long-Term Services and Supports, John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, 617/287-7306, Marc.Cohen@umb.edu

Judy Feder, fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Lynn Friss Feinberg, senior strategic policy advisor, AARP Public Policy Institute, 202/434-3872, lfeinberg@aarp.org

Len Fishman, director, Gerontology Institute, John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, U. Mass Boston, 617/872-0099, Len.Fishman@umb.edu

Lex Frieden, director, Independent Living Research Utilization, The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, 713/520-0232 x 124, Lex.Frieden@uth.tmc.edu

Robert Friedland, director, Health Care Management and Policy Program, Georgetown University, 202/687-1287, rbf4@georgetown.edu

Lee Goldberg, project director, Improving End of Life Care, The Pew Charitable Trusts, 202/540-6677, lgoldberg@pewtrusts.org

Robyn Grant, director, public policy and advocacy, The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care, 202/332-2275, rgrant@theconsumervoice.org

Genevieve Kenney, codirector, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Barbara Lyons, director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, blyons@kff.org

Cindy Mann, partner, Manatt Health Solutions, 202-585-6572, cmann@manatt.com

Vincent Mor, Florence Pirce Grant professor, Dept. of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University, 401/863-3211, Vincent_Mor@brown.edu

MaryBeth Musumeci, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Tricia Neuman, senior vice president, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, tneuman@kff.org

Susan Reinhard, senior vice president for public policy, AARP, 202/434-3841, sreinhard@aarp.org

John Rother, president and CEO, National Coalition on Health Care, 202/638-7151, jrother@nchc.org

Diane Rowland, executive vice president, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, drowland@kff.org

Stephen A. Somers, Center for Health Care Strategies, 609-528-8400, sasomers@chcs.org

Brenda Spillman, senior fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Judith Stein, executive director, attorney, Center for Medicare Advocacy, 860/456-7790, jstein@medicareadvocacy.org

Jodi M. Sturgeon, president, PHI, 718/928-2037, JSturgeon@phinational.org

Paul Van de Water, senior fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 202/408-1080, vandewater@cbpp.org

Bruce Vladeck, former administrator, Health Care Financing Administration, 917/583-0835, vladeckb@gmail.com

Cynthia Woodcock, executive director, The Hilltop Institute at UMBC, 410/455-6274, cwoodcock@hilltop.umbc.edu

 

Medicaid & CHIP

Joan Alker, executive director, Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, 202-784-4075, jca25@georgetown.edu

Samantha Artiga, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Deborah Bachrach, partner, Manatt Health Solutions, 212-790-4594, dbachrach@manatt.com

Lynn Blewett, director, State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), University of Minnesota, 612/626-4739, blewe001@umn.edu

Tom Bradley, chief, Health Systems and Medicare Cost Estimates Unit, Congressional Budget Office, 202/226-9010, tom.bradley@cbo.gov

James Capretta, resident fellow and Milton Friedman chair, American Enterprise Insititute, jcapretta@aei.org

Teresa Coughlin, senior fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Lisa Dubay, senior fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Tim Engelhardt, deputy director, Federal Coordinated Health Care Office, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, 202/690-6277, Tim.Engelhardt@cms.hhs.gov

Charlene Frizzera, chief executive officer, CF Health Advisors, 443/794-4379, cfrizzera@cfhealthadvisors.com

Rachel Garfield, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Darin Gordon, founding partner, Speire Healthcare Strategies, 615-386-7061, darin@speirehcs.com

Dan Hawkins, senior vice president for public policy and research, National Association of Community Health Centers, 202/296-3800, dhawkins@nachc.org

Ian Hill, senior fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Heather Howard, director of advancing coverage in states and state health and value strategies, Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 609/258-9709, heatherh@princeton.edu

Katherine Iritani, Government Accountability Office, 206-287-4820, iritanik@gao.gov

Frederick Isasi, executive director, Families USA, 202-628-3030, press@familiesusa.org

Jim Kaufman, vice president for public policy, Children’s Hospital Association, 202/753-5336, jkaufman@childrenshospitals.org

Genevieve Kenney, codirector, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Sharon Long, senior fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Barbara Lyons, director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, blyons@kff.org

Dee Mahan, Medicaid program director, Families USA, 202-434-3889, dmahan@familiesusa.org

Cindy Mann, partner, Manatt Health Solutions, 202-585-6572, cmann@manatt.com

Enrique Martinez-Vidal, deputy director, State Coverage Initiatives Program, AcademyHealth, 202/204-7509, enrique.martinez-vidal@academyhealth.org

John McCarthy, founding partner, Speire Healthcare Strategies, 615-386-7061, john@speirehcs.com

Mark McClellan, director, Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy, Duke University, 202-621-2817, mark.mcclellan@duke.edu

Meg Murray, CEO, Association for Community Affiliated Plans, 202-204-7509, mmurray@communityplans.net

MaryBeth Musumeci, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Jeff Myers, president and CEO, Medicaid Health Plans of America, 202-857-5731, jmyers@mhpa.org

Rachel Nuzum, vice president, federal and state health policy, The Commonwealth Fund, 202/292-6722, rn@cmwf.org

Aimee Ossman, vice president for policy analysis, Children’s Hospital Association, 202/753-5333, aossman@childrenshospitals.org

Julia Paradise, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Edwin Park, vice president for health policy, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, 202/408-1080, park@cbpp.org

Pamela Riley, assistant vice president, delivery system reform, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3862, pr@cmwf.org

Sara Rosenbaum, professor, Department of Health Policy, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 202/994-4230, sarar@gwu.edu

Diane Rowland, executive vice president, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, drowland@kff.org

Robin Rudowitz, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, rrudowitz@kff.org

Alina Salganicoff, vice president and director, Women’s Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Matt Salo, executive director, National Association of Medicaid Directors, matt.salo@medicaiddirectors.org

Anne Schwartz, executive director, Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, 202-350-2000, anne.schwartz@macpac.gov

Judy Solomon, vice president for health policy, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, 202-408-1080, solomon@cbpp.org

Benjamin Sommers, assistant professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 857-540-1126, bsommers@hsph.harvard.edu

Hemi Tewarson, program director, NGA Center for Best Practices, 202-624-7803, htewarson@nga.org

Vicki Wachino, deputy administrator and director, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, 410-786-3870, victoria.wachino1@cms.hhs.gov

Kelly Whitener, associate research professor, Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, 202-687-0331, kdw29@georgetown.edu

Carolyn Yocom, Government Accountability Office, 202-512-4931, yocomc@gao.gov

 

Medicare

Joseph Antos, Wilson H. Taylor scholar in health care and retirement policy, American Enterprise Institute, 202/862-5938, jantos@aei.org

Robert Berenson, institute fellow, Urban Institute, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Lisa Bielamowicz, chief medical officer, The Advisory Board, 202-266-6340, bielamol@advisory.com

Shawn Bishop, vice president, controlling health care costs and advancing Medicare, The Commonwealth Fund, 202/292-6740, smb@cmwf.org

Cristina Boccuti, associate director, Program on Medicare Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Tom Bradley, chief, Health Systems and Medicare Cost Estimates Unit, Congressional Budget Office, 202/226-9010, tom.bradley@cbo.gov

Randall Brown, director, health research, Mathematica Policy Research, 609/275-2393, Rbrown@mathematica-mpr.com

Craig Burns, vice president, research, America’s Health Insurance Plans, 202/778-8503, cburns@ahip.org

Stuart Butler, senior fellow, The Brookings Institution, 202/238-3183, smbutler@brookings.edu

James Capretta, resident fellow and Milton Friedman chair, American Enterprise Insititute, jcapretta@aei.org

Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies, Cato Institute, 202/789-5200, mcannon@cato.org

Sean Cavanaugh, deputy administrator and director, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 410/786-3350, sean.cavanaugh@cms.hhs.gov

Juliette Cubanski, associate director, Program on Medicare Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Karen Davis, director, Roger C. Lipitz Center for Intergrated Care, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 410/502-6082, karen.davis@jhu.edu

Judy Feder, fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Marsha Gold, independent consultant, senior fellow emeritus, Mathematica Policy Research, marshargold@gmail.com

Kate Goodrich, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 410-786-6841, kate.goodrich@cms.hhs.gov

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum, 202-559-6420, dholtzeakin@americanactionforum.org

Gretchen Jacobson, associate director, Program on Medicare Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Mark McClellan, director, Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy, Duke University, 202-621-2817, mark.mcclellan@duke.edu

Mark Miller, executive director, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, 202-220-3700, mmiller@medpac.gov

Robert Moffitt, senior fellow, Heritage Foundation, 202/608-6210, Bob.Moffit@heritage.org

Marilyn Moon, institute fellow and director, Center on Aging, American Institutes for Research, 301/592-8600, MMoon@AIR.org

Tricia Neuman, senior vice president, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, tneuman@kff.org

Leigh Purvis, director, health services research, AARP, 202/360-1681, lpurvis@aarp.org

John Rother, president and CEO, National Coalition on Health Care, 202/638-7151, jrother@nchc.org

Tom Scully, general partner, Welsh Carson Anderson and Stowe, 212/893-9594, thomas.scully@alston.com

Chuck Shih, senior officer, The Pew Charitable Trusts, 202/540-6300, cshih@pewtrusts.org

Judith Stein, executive director, attorney, Center for Medicare Advocacy, 860/456-7790, jstein@medicareadvocacy.org 

Paul Van de Water, senior fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 202/408-1080, vandewater@cbpp.org

Bruce Vladeck, former administrator, Health Care Financing Administration, 917/583-0835, vladeckb@gmail.com

Timothy A. Waidman, senior fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Gail Wilensky, senior fellow, Project HOPE, 301/347-3902, gwilensky@projecthope.org

Stephen Zuckerman, codirector, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

 

Mental Health & Substance Abuse

William Emmet, program director, The Kennedy Forum, 401/578-1529, williamemmet@gmail.com

Rachel Garfield, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Howard H. Goldman, professor of psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 301/983-1671, hh.goldman@verizon.net

Pamela Greenberg, president and CEO, Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness, 202/449-7660

Thomas Miller, resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute, 202/862-5886, tmiller@aei.org

Rob Morrison, executive director, director, legislative affairs, National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, 202/293-0090, rmorrison@nasadad.org

Fred Osher, director of health systems and services policy, Council of State Governments Justice Center, 646/356-0040, fosher@csg.org

Sally Satel, resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute, 202/489-6654, slsatel@gmail.com

Andrew Sperling, director of legislative advocacy, National Alliance on Mental Illness, 703/524-7600, andrew@nami.org

 

Private Coverage

Drew Altman, president and CEO, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Joseph Antos, Wilson H. Taylor scholar in health care and retirement policy, American Enterprise Institute, 202/862-5938, jantos@aei.org

Joel Ario, managing director, Manatt Health Solutions, 202/585-6500, jario@manatt.com

Evelyne Baumrucker, Specialist, Health Insurance and Financing Section, Congressional Research Service, 202-707-8913, ebaumrucker@crs.loc.gov

Karen Bender, president, Snowway Actuarial & Healthcare Consultants LLC, 920-826-2422, karen.bender@saahc.com

Lynn Blewett, director, State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), University of Minnesota, 612/626-4739, blewe001@umn.edu

Linda Blumberg, senior fellow, Urban Institute, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

David Blumenthal, president, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3825, db@cmwf.org

Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies, Cato Institute, 202/789-5200, mcannon@cato.org

Andy Chasin, director of public policy, Blue Shield of California, 415-994-4187, Andy.Chasin@blueshieldca.com

Lanhee Chen, David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Lanhee.chen@stanford.edu

Anshu Choudhri, managing director, legislative and regulatory policy, BlueCross BlueShield Association, 202-626-8606, anshuman.choudhri@bcbsa.com

Gary Claxton, vice president, director, Health Care Marketplace Project, co-director, Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Sara Collins, vice president, health care coverage and access, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3838, src@cmwf.org

Ceci Connolly, president & CEO, Alliance of Community Health Plans, 202-785-2247, cconnolly@achp.org

Sabrina Corlette, research professor and project director, Georgetown University Center on Health Insurance Reforms, 202-687-3003, sc732@georgetown.edu

Cynthia Cox, associate director, Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, ccox@kff.org

Dianne Faup, founding partner, Speire Healthcare Strategies, 615-386-7061, info@speirehcs.com

Paul Fronstin, director, Health Research & Education Program, Employee Benefit Research Institute, 202/775-6352, fronstin@ebri.org

Jon Gabel, senior fellow, National Opinion Research Center, 301/634-9313, Gabel-Jon@norc.org

Bowen Garrett, senior fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Paul Ginsburg, director, Leonard D. Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, University of Southern California, 202-797-6268, pginsburg@healthpolicy.usc.edu

John Holahan, institute fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Timothy Jost, Robert L. Willett family professor of law, Washington and Lee School of Law, 540-564-2524, jostt@wlu.edu

Larry Levitt, senior vice president, special initiatives, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Kevin Lucia, research professor, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University, 202/687-0880, kwl@georgetown.edu

Karen Pollitz, senior fellow, Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270, kpollitz@kff.org

Matthew Rae, senior policy analyst, Health Care Marketplace Project, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Marilyn Tavenner, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), 202-778-3200, mtavenner@ahip.org

Brian Webb, manager, health policy and legislation, National Association of Insurance Commissioners, 202/471-3978, bwebb@naic.org

 

Public Health & Prevention

Georges Benjamin, executive director, American Public Health Association, 202/777-2730, georges.benjamin@apha.org

Carmella Bocchino, senior adviser, America’s Health Insurance Plans, 202/778-3200, cbocchino@ahip.org

Marcia Crosse, director, health care, Government Accountability Office, 202/512-3407, crossem@gao.gov

Bruce Gellin, deputy assistant secretary for health and director of the National Vaccine Program Office, Department of Health and Human Services, 202/690-5566, bruce.gellin@hhs.gov

Marthe Gold, senior scholar in residence, New York Academy of Medicine, 212/650-7794, mgold@nyam.org

Jen Kates, vice president and director of global health & HIV Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Josh Michaud, associate director, Global Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

David A. Ross, president & CEO, The Task Force for Global Health, Inc., 404/687-5635, dross@phii.org

Alina Salganicoff, vice president and director, Women’s Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, 650/854-9400

Sally Satel, resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute, 202/489-6654, slsatel@gmail.com

Barbara Tomar, federal affairs director, American College of Emergency Physicians, 202/728-0610, btomar@acep.org

Cynthia Woodcock, executive director, The Hilltop Institute at UMBC, 410/455-6274, cwoodcock@hilltop.umbc.edu

 

Social Determinants of Health

Melinda Abrams, vice president, delivery system reform, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3831, mka@cmwf.org

Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, director of the Institute for Child, Youth, and Family Policy, Brandeis University, 781/736-3715, dacevedo@brandeis.edu

Laudan Aron, senior fellow, Urban Institute Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Samantha Artiga, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Caroline Battles, vice president, State Advocacy and Community Health, Ascension, 314/733-8650, caroline.battles@ascension.org

Joseph Betancourt, director, The Disparities Solutions Center, Multicultural Affairs Office, Massachusetts General Hospital, 617/724-7658, jbetancourt@partners.org

Paula Braveman, director of the Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco, 415/476-6839, paula.braveman@ucsf.edu

Stuart Butler, senior fellow, economic studies, The Brookings Institution, 202/238-3183, smbutler@brookings.edu

Lisa Dubay, senior fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709, media@urban.org

Tim Englehardt, director, Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 202/690-6277, tim.engelhardt@cms.hhs.gov

Sameera Fazili, senior community and economic development visiting advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 404/498-7304, sameera.fazili@atl.frb.org

Lynda Flowers, senior strategic policy adviser, AARP Public Policy Institute, 202-434-3889, lflowers@aarp.org

David Fukuzawa, managing director, health and human services programs, The Kresge Foundation, 248/643-9630, ddfukuzawa@kresge.org

Deb Gross, deputy director, Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, 202/638-1300, dgross@clpha.org

Dan Hawkins, senior vice president – public policy and research, National Association of Community Health Centers, 202/296-0131, dhawkins@nachc.org

Frederick Isasi, executive director, Families USA, 202-628-3030, press@familiesusa.org

Jeffrey Levi, professor, health policy and management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, 202/994-8958, jlevi@gwu.edu

Valerie Lewis, assistant professor, health policy and clinical practice, The Dartmouth Institute, 603/653-0848, valerie.a.lewis@dartmouth.edu

Leandris Liburd, director, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 404/498-2320, leandris.liburd@cdc.hhs.gov

Marsha Lillie-Blanton, senior policy adviser, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, 410/786-8856, marsha.lillie-blanton@cms.hhs.gov

Steve Lopez, manager, Health Policy Project, National Council of La Raza, 202/785-1670, slopez@nclr.org

Douglas McCarthy, senior research director, The Commonwealth Fund, 970/259-7961, dm@cmwf.org

Meg Murray, chief executive officer, Association for Community Affiliated Plans, 202/204-7509, mmurray@communityplans.net

Anand Parekh, chief medical adviser, Bipartisan Policy Council, 202/204-2400, aparekh@bipartisanpolicy.org

Gary Puckrein, founder and president, National Minority Quality Forum, 202/223-7560, gpuckrein@nmqf.org

Pamela Riley, assistant vice president, delivery system reform, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3862, pr@cmwf.org

Trish Riley, executive director, National Academy for State Health Policy, 202/903-2787, triley@nashp.org

Hector Rodriguez, professor and co-director, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 510/642-4578, hrod@berkeley.edu

Sara Rosenbaum, professor, Department of Health Policy, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 202/994-4230, sarar@gwu.edu

Amy Jo Schulz, professor, health behavior & health education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 734/647-0221, ajschulz@umich.edu

Tanya Shah, senior program officer, delivery system reform, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3856, tbs@cmwf.org

Lauren Taylor, co-author of The American Health Care Paradox; doctoral student, Harvard Business School, 516/662-4201 laurenannetaylor@gmail.com

Gustavo F. Velasquez, assistant secretary for fair housing and equal opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 202/708-1112

Sunia Zaterman, executive director, Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, 202/638-1300, szaterman@clpha.org