by Jasmine Phiri
January 17, 2018
Principal, Keith Policy Solutions LLC; Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University
Katie Keith, JD, MPH, is a principal at Keith Policy Solutions, LLC where she advises nonprofit and foundation clients on ways to secure state and federal health care priorities 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, and an appointed consumer representative to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners where she represents the interests of consumers in front of state insurance regulators from all 50 states and DC. Katie is also an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center where she teaches courses on the Affordable Care Act and LGBT health law and policy. She also maintains a part-time appointment at Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms and provides “Following the ACA” rapid response analysis for the Health Affairs Blog.
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. She wrote widely on topics that include the health insurance marketplaces, enforcement, and nondiscrimination, and her research and analysis has been featured in state and national media outlets across the country. Katie received her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and holds a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.