Julie Jolly Rose brings over a decade of healthcare policy and higher education advocacy experience to her senior policy position at Lewis-Burke. Ms. Rose works closely with clients to advance their academic medicine portfolios by closely monitoring legislative and regulatory development and providing strategic analysis and advice on issues relating to the implementation of the healthcare reform law, patient care and improvement, changes to Medicare and Medicaid payment policies and/or practices, graduate medical education, delivery of healthcare and regulatory policy that impacts teaching hospitals.
Before joining Lewis-Burke, Ms. Rose served as a Health Policy Advisor and legislative assistant to Missouri Senator Kit Bond where she handled several important pieces of health legislation including: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act, Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act and the Ronald Regan Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Act. She worked closely on issues relating to the National Institutes of Health and with hospitals on a wide variety of issues such as the 340B Drug Pricing Program and protecting disproportionate share hospital payments. She also assisted in efforts to secure funding for Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education, develop policy around early childhood health initiatives and promote pediatric research.
Ms. Rose was also responsible for advising Senator Bond on health and education appropriations policy including the No Child Left Behind Reauthorization and myriad higher education legislation, including student aid issues. She collaborated with public and private universities as well as local, state and national associations. She also worked closely with the Small Businesses Committee on several issues including the reauthorization of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Ms. Rose previously served as a Legislative Assistant on the Aging Subcommittee for the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.
In between her time serving as a senior Senate staff member, Ms. Rose guided the government relations activities of the University of Missouri System in her role as the Director of Federal Relations. In that position, she was active in the higher education advocacy community as an executive committee member for the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (now APLU) Council on Government Affairs, and as an active member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Ms. Rose is currently a member of the Health Information Management Systems Society and the Association for Women in Science. She serves on the APLU's Executive Committee for the Council on Governmental Affairs. She also serves on the Government Relations Steering Committee for the Association of Academic Health Centers and is a volunteer for the Folger Shakespeare Library. She previously completed training and served as a volunteer at a women’s domestic violence shelter.
Ms. Rose received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Missouri State University.