Beeta Rasouli represents the interests of Lewis-Burke clients in areas impacting academic health centers, clinical providers, healthcare research and policy and healthcare professions. She closely monitors and advises on legislative and administrative changes at the Department of Health and Human Services, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She advises clients on Medicare and Medicaid Policy; the changing healthcare landscape and biomedical research, especially as it relates to the transformation of cancer research, care, and treatments.
Ms. Rasouli leverages her professional knowledge, gained from working both on Capitol Hill and in the non-profit academic and healthcare sector, to provide timely guidance and support to clients on key health policy issues.
Previously, Ms. Rasouli served as Senior Health Policy Associate at the Alliance for Health Reform, a non-partisan, non-profit organization founded by Senator Jay Rockefeller, which provides timely and relevant information to policy makers on healthcare issues. In her role at the Alliance, she coordinated briefings to inform congressional members and staff, executive agencies, and other stakeholders about health policy issues such as: Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, delivery system reform, opioid abuse, mental health and the intersection of healthcare and social determinants.
Prior to working with the Alliance for Health Reform, Ms. Rasouli served on Capitol Hill as a Staff Assistant and Health Policy Fellow in Representative Allyson Schwartz’s (D-PA) office and as an intern in the offices of the late Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) and Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH). She also advised a university health science center on congressional engagement and research development.
Ms. Rasouli received her B.S. in psychology from the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA and her Masters in Public Health from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.