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Ilisa offers her insider perspective and insights on:
As you look to the 2020 election and its implications for health care in 2021 and beyond, Ilisa can help cut through the noise and fog to provide a pragmatic outlook on health policy and offer recommendations for how health care leaders can prepare for what’s next in the context of federal health policy actions to date, including:
Ilisa regularly addresses health care audiences of all types – senior hospital leaders, boards of directors and health care professional associations; she is available to present via webcast to audiences of all sizes.
Currently, Ilisa is speaking to health care providers about the outlook for top-of-mind concerns such as federal COVID relief packages and programs, the 340B drug pricing program, rural health, surprise billing, accountable care organizations, value-based care, drug pricing reform, hospital consolidation, maternal health initiatives, the new home health and home infusion payment system, digital health, telehealth, and behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment.
The District Policy Group is a bipartisan lobbying and public policy consulting group housed within national law firm Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.
Ilisa Halpern Paul is president of the District Policy Group, the boutique lobbying, public policy, and advocacy team at international law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.
With more than 25 years of experience in government relations, advocacy, and policy making in for-profit, nonprofit, academic, federally funded, and government settings, she leads a bipartisan team of 15 government relations professionals out of the firm’s Washington, DC office. Ilisa advises and represents companies, nonprofit organizations, trade associations, and coalitions in advancing their federal legislative and regulatory priorities.
A highly sought-after speaker and adviser, Ilisa provides insight, analysis, and advice with respect to understanding and successfully navigating the current policy and political environment. She presents to boards of directors, organizational trustees, leadership groups, conferences, and other audiences regarding the results of the 2018 election and its implications for the 116th United States Congress which convened on January 3, 2019. She provides specific insights with respect to issues that may be addressed by the Congress and the Trump Administration over the next two years.
Ilisa’s expertise is framed by her experience serving on the staff of a U.S. Senator, leading federal lobbying departments for two national healthcare organizations, and working over the past 17 years as a consultant to health and hospital systems, patient advocacy organizations, medical technology and life sciences companies, and other entities working in the healthcare industry.
Prior to her work as a government relations consultant, Ilisa served as director of federal government Relations for the American Cancer Society and also worked as director of federal affairs with the American Public Health Association (APHA). Ilisa began her Washington, D.C. career working on the policy staff of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein following research assistant positions with Adeza Biomedical and the UCLA Pediatric Pain Program.