How Biden's Leadership Picks Will Shape Health Priorities
Healthcare & Life Sciences Policy Advisors Miranda Franco and Suzanne Joy published an article in Law360 previewing the Biden Administration's healthcare priorities. President Joe Biden nominated Xavier Becerra to serve as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to head the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Elizabeth Fowler to lead the CMS Innovation Center. All three played key roles in the drafting of the Affordable Care Act, and the picks provide insight into the expected approach of the new administration. In their article, Ms. Franco and Ms. Joy analyze areas including health equity, COVID-19 vaccine distribution, telehealth and prescription drug spending.