Matt has been an Associate with Capitol Associates since 2014. Matt focuses on Federal issues relating to how healthcare providers interact with the Federal Healthcare Programs, the transition to value-based payment systems, the Affordable Care Act, and efforts to reform the U.S. Healthcare System. This involves advocating for policies of interest to particular medical specialties and certain types of healthcare facilities before Congress, Federal Agencies and other industry stakeholders.
He provides the firm’s clients with analysis of relevant legislation and regulatory actions so that clients can educate their membership and make informed decisions on a strategy for responding to such actions. Matt has helped clients engage with media organizations and assisted clients in designing educational material for their members on pertinent federal policies. Matt also provides legislative and regulatory updates to clients at conferences and membership meetings.
Matt fulfills several internal roles for the firm, including coordinating the firm’s internship program.
Prior to working at Capitol Associates, Matt spent three years at a lobbying firm supporting its healthcare, agriculture, appropriations and energy practices. Matt’s interest in public policy was fostered by his internship for Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) and while working in the Washington office of a Fortune 500 company.
Matt is the Secretary of the Society of Health Policy Young Professionals and is the Vice President for Education for the Old Town Toastmasters club. Matt is a 2011 Graduate of American University, where he earned dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Law and Society as well as Philosophy. He is also active in the D.C. music scene as a guitar player. He currently resides in Washington, DC.