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Emily Katz to Lead Healthcare Practice


Washington, DC: Prime Policy Group, Washington’s premier bipartisan government relations firm, is pleased to announce Emily Katz has been promoted to Managing Director and will serve as Chair of the firm’s healthcare practice. She was previously a Director.

Emily spent nearly a decade in the Senate where she served in the offices of Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), now Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and in the House of Representatives as Health Policy Director to Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO). Before joining Prime Policy Group, Emily was a Senior Vice President at BCW, the firm’s sister public relations company. Prior to that, Emily was the Senior Director of Government Affairs at Express Scripts.

Known for developing consequential legislative and regulatory strategies on issues including drug pricing, public health, women’s health, diabetes, end of life care, health insurance and reform, and public programs, Emily is considered an expert in health policy. She is a published scientific author and holds a Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

The firm’s Chairman and former long-time leader of the healthcare practice, Rich Meade, points to the depth of Emily’s extensive experience in health policy that will propel her leadership of the practice.

“Emily is a foremost expert in the field of health policy. We are honored that she has taken on the role of the firm’s healthcare practice Chair and are looking forward to continuing to work with her to provide our client partners with unparalleled government affairs strategies, services and results,” said Rich.

Emily has played an essential role in the healthcare practice at Prime Policy Group and her commitment to exceptional service has earned her the respect of colleagues and clients alike. During her time at the firm, Emily has worked to enhance and broaden the firm’s capabilities, while growing the roster of clients. In her new leadership role, Emily will guide the overall strategy of the healthcare practice as she continues to charge forth for the individual clients she manages.

About Prime Policy Group

Prime Policy Group is Washington’s leading bipartisan government relations firm. We build brands and solve problems with policy expertise, strategic relationships, and unique insight.

With a distinctive reputation for shaping public affairs, Prime pioneered the collaborative, team-based approach to delivering solutions. Our team navigates the global marketplace of the 21st century, where politics, public policy, communications, and business are permanently intertwined. In today’s world of hyper-complexity and rapid change, we are experts in anticipating trends, analyzing the landscape, and charting the strategic approach necessary to achieve success.

Working together, we overcome the most challenging obstacles to influence outcomes, create opportunities and achieve policy objectives on behalf of our clients.

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