by Stephani Simmons
November 30, 2017
Keynote Speaker Topics: Individual Marketplace
Gregory Gierer is the Senior Vice President for Policy at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) where he leads policy development work on legislative and regulatory policy issues—with a primary focus on health reform implementation and private insurance market reforms.
Mr. Gierer has over 15 years of experience with health care policy and analysis. Prior to joining AHIP, he served as a Senior Director for Policy at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) where he worked on developing and managing public policy issues related to comprehensive health care reform, health-system and delivery reforms, and public programs such as Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). He previously served as a Senior Policy Consultant at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) and a Policy Analyst at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP).
Mr. Gierer also worked on the legislative staff for U.S. Senator Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT) from 1997-1999 and 2001-2002. He received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Providence College (1995) and a master’s in public policy (M.P.P.) from Georgetown University (2001).
AHIP is the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. AHIP’s members provide health and supplemental benefits to more than 200 million Americans through employer-sponsored coverage, the individual insurance market, and public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. AHIP advocates for public policies that expand access to affordable health care coverage for all Americans through a competitive marketplace that fosters choice, quality, and innovation.