by Jasmine Batchelor
August 13, 2020
Counsel, Government Relations,
Polly Webster is a Counsel in Kaiser Permanente’s Government Relations Department in Washington, DC. She provides regulatory advice and legislative support on federal and state policy issues, focusing on pharmaceuticals, drug pricing, and pharmacy benefits and reimbursement.
Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, Polly was the Health Policy Director for Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), where she played an instrumental role in drafting and passing the 21st Century Cures Act and other laws. Polly also held health policy positions on the Senate Committee on Finance and in the Office of former Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV). Before her time on Capitol Hill, Polly was part of the government affairs groups at APCO Worldwide and Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, DC.
Polly received a B.A. in Political Science and Communication from Denison University, a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the George Washington University, and and a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.