Katie Keith, JD, MPH, is a principal at Keith Policy Solutions, LLC where she advises nonprofits and foundations on health care issues and conducts original legal, policy, and qualitative analysis to support policy goals. Her work includes an emphasis on implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its impact on underserved populations, such as the LGBT community. Katie is a co-founder and steering committee member of Out2Enroll, a national initiative to connect LGBT people with coverage options under the Affordable Care Act. She is also an appointed consumer representative to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center where she teaches courses on the Affordable Care Act and LGBT health law and policy. Katie is a former research professor at Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms where she specialized in state and federal implementation of the Affordable Care Act and wrote widely on topics that include the health insurance marketplaces, enforcement, and nondiscrimination. Katie received her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and holds a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.
Recent Posts by Katie Keith
On September 13, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)—with 16 Democratic cosponsors—released the Medicare-For-All Act of 2017, intended to create a single-payer system. Once the Act’s Universal Medicare Program went into effect, most benefits would no longer be available under public and private coverage.