Federal Insights and Advocacy

Your experts at the crossroads of federal government and healthcare.

How we help.

The Leavitt Partners Federal Insights and Advocacy team combines expertise in policy, regulatory consulting, advocacy, and reimbursement. Our team is respected not only for our integrity and expertise, but also for our long record of success. We help clients draft legislation and comment on draft regulations, develop Capitol Hill advocacy strategies, and build and maintain positive interactions with key federal policymakers.

Why we’re different.

Leavitt Partners experts understand the intersection between legislation, regulation, and agency actions and how these affect health care payment and delivery. Our experts have been involved in most of the major health care policy changes over the last 15 years:

  • Medicare Part D
  • The Affordable Care Act
  • The Drug Supply Chain Security Act
  • The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)
  • The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
  • The 21st Century Cures Act
  • The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016
  • The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
  • Multiple FDA User Fee Acts
  • The SUPPORT Act in 2021
  • The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act and its reauthorizations
  • Multiple COVID-19 relief packages
  • Appropriations bills, including major provisions related to mental health, substance use disorders, and pandemic preparedness in 2021, 2022, and 2023

Meet our Federal Insights and Advocacy Experts.

Our Experts Can Help You…

…Navigate Congress

  • Congressional Intelligence
    Get real-time information on committees of jurisdiction and leadership action, including hearings, markups, and analysis of proposed legislation.
  • Policy Development
    We offer complete policy development services, including policy creation, legislative text development, and developing the supporting materials you’ll need to advance your policy.
  • Advocacy Strategy
    With our comprehensive advocacy planning, we’ll make sure your messages cut through the noise on Capitol Hill.
  • Budget and Appropriations Strategy
    We help stakeholders understand and impact the budget and appropriations process through Byrd Rule Analysis/reconciliation strategies, budget and appropriations requests, and bill report language.

…Navigate the Executive Branch

  • Administrative Policy Intelligence
    Get real-time information tailored to your organization’s interests, including intelligence on agency priorities and upcoming actions.
  • Comments on Administrative Action
    We can help your organization engage in the policy process by writing comments on regulations, guidance documents, and other administrative actions.
  • Business-Specific Regulatory Impact Analysis
    We provide data and policy assessment of how proposed and final rules, guidance, and other administrative actions will impact every organization and sector.
  • Advocacy Strategy
    We can help your organization develop a comprehensive advocacy strategy that ensures messages are tailored to the unique needs of federal agencies and are delivered to the key decisionmakers.

D.C. Direct: Weekly Policy Intelligence from Leavitt Partners

Because what happens in Washington impacts virtually every health care organization, count on our team to give you the latest updates on the policy agenda and anticipate the likely health policy impacts of each election cycle. Leavitt Partners offers this timely federal health policy tracking service, providing weekly insights that help our clients anticipate and interpret key federal health policy, political, and personnel developments in Washington, D.C.

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