Expert List: Health Care Costs

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 for help finding an expert.

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

Gerard Anderson, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 410-955-3241,

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

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

David Blumenthal, president, The Commonwealth Fund, 212/606-3825,

Tom Bradley, chief, Health Systems and Medicare Cost Estimates Unit, Congressional Budget Office, 202/226-9010,

Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies, Cato Institute, 202/789-5200,

Michael Chernew, professor of health care policy, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, 617/432-0174,

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,

David Cutler, Otto Eckstein professor of applied economics, Harvard University, 617/496-5216,

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president, American Action Forum, 202-559-6420,

Paul Fronstin, director, Health Research & Education Program, Employee Benefit Research Institute, 202/775-6352,

Jon Gabel, senior fellow, National Opinion Research Center, 301/634-9313,

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

Stephen Heffler, director, National Health Statistics Group, Office of the Actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 410/786-1211,

John Holahan, institute fellow, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709,

Frederick Isasi, executive director, Families USA, 202-628-3030,

Ashish Jha, director, Harvard Global Health Institute, 617-384-5367,

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,

Stacey McMorrow, health economist, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, 202/261-5709,

Jack Meyer, senior fellow, Health Management Associates, 202/785-3669,

Thomas Miller, resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute, 202/862-5886,

Karen Pollitz, senior fellow, Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270,

Chas Roades, chief research officer, The Advisory Board Company, 202/266-5326,

John Rother, President and CEO, National Coalition on Health Care, 202/638-7151,

Cori Uccello, senior health fellow, American Academy of Actuaries, 202-223-8196,

Joel Zinberg, visiting scholar, American Enterprise Institute,