Aaron Turner-Phifer, Vice President, Government Relations and Policy

Aaron Turner-Phifer, URAC’s Vice President, Government Relations and Policy, is an expert political and policy analyst with a unique understanding of the intricacies associated with the development of health care policy. He has nearly a decade of experience advising and crafting public policy at the federal, state, and local levels. He has worked on healthcare quality initiatives and public policy that impacts Medicare, Medicaid, and Health Insurance Marketplace enrollees. Aaron is pursuing his master’s degree in health administration from George Washington University. In his spare time, Aaron loves to get on one of his many soapboxes, celebrate the life of LeBron James, and watch the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals consistently fail.

Recent Posts

The Promise of Telemedicine and the Missing Quality Debate

By Aaron Turner-Phifer, Vice President, Government Relations and Policy on Oct 23, 2017 4:17:52 PM

It is an old but true adage that government moves slowly. While change may be swift, your local, state, or federal regulator is not.

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Politics and Network Adequacy – It’s All Local

By Aaron Turner-Phifer, Vice President, Government Relations and Policy on Mar 30, 2017 4:30:49 PM

I once had a local politician tell me that a poll reflects the mood of the particular day it was taken and often ends up wrong in the end. For him, people were fickle and he wouldn’t let one poll dictate his fate.

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