LEGISLATIVE STRATEGY

 

ADVOCACY

Polsinelli Healthcare Solutions provides public policy counsel to healthcare
clients that is grounded in its deep understanding of the healthcare industry
as well as the regulatory and statutory framework that continues to significantly
affect the industry on the whole.

Led by a former Congressman and supported by highly experienced senior
policy advisers, our public policy team partners with our national healthcare
practice to provide strong advocacy to healthcare clients at the state and
federal levels.

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With a focus on advancing clients’ legislative and policy objectives, our firm has become intimately familiar with all aspects of the federal reform law including implementation at the state level. We also have experience working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Health and Human Services on the interpretation and amendment of a wide variety of healthcare regulations. Our public policy attorneys also have first-hand knowledge of the inner workings of the various state and federal agencies that impact the healthcare industry on a daily basis. Our experience includes:

  • Forming coalitions of provider groups to leverage interests and effectuate regulatory change or to challenge regulations and statutes

  • Lobbying for revised interpretations of regulations adversely affecting our healthcare clients

  • Lobbying for coverage decisions under Medicare

  • Drafting and submitting grant applications on behalf of our healthcare clients

Whether at the national level working with executive agencies or the White House or at the local level collaborating with city, county and state governments, our team focuses on maintaining a full understanding of the legislative and regulatory environment while also maintaining relationships with key decision makers that can be integral to achieving a healthcare organization’s objectives.

 

Policy Advisors

Polsinelli Healthcare Solutions has deep, bipartisan Federal Public Policy team comprised of two former Members of Congress, both of whom served in leadership positions within their respective parties and former executive branch officials and senior congressional staff. The entire team is well-versed to consult clients on appropriations, budget and public health policy matters, including those impacting the Public Health Service and several of its agencies, including CMS, FDA, CDC, NIH and HRSA. The Federal Public Policy team represents a diverse range of clients that include Fortune 500 corporations, life science companies and several national societies of medical professionals and healthcare providers.