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Understanding Health Policy.

Areas of Expertise

With more than a decade of health care policy experience in both the public and private sectors, we can help you navigate the complexities of this political climate while tailoring our responses to your specific aims.

Oliver Kim has over fifteen years of legislative and policy experience at the state and federal level. He has a decade of experience on Capitol Hill, serving for eight years as a Senior Advisor to Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and then as Deputy Director for the Special Committee on Aging under Chairman Bill Nelson (D-FL). Over the course of his tenure in the Senate, he has worked on key issues such as Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drugs, health information technology, nutrition, and social services.

The following are areas of particular interest and specialization.

 

Aging

Oliver has served in key leadership roles on federal aging policy, including serving as deputy director of the Senate Aging Committee. Additionally, Oliver was a policy consultant on the 2015 White House Conference on Aging.

Lastly, Oliver has spoken internationally in Australia, Canada, and India on a variety of aging issues.

 


children's health

Oliver has worked on multiple reauthorizations of the Children's Health Insurance Program and the Child Nutrition Programs. For example, he successfully advocated for the inclusion of school-based health centers as a Medicaid provider, established a new construction fund for school health services, and expanded an afterschool meal program nationwide.

Because of his work, Oliver was recognized as a Champion for Children by First Focus and by the National Assembly for School-Based Care for his work to make children a national priority in federal policy-making.



Health IT & Telehealth

As a key legislative staffer during the 2009 stimulus debate, Oliver worked on the HITECH Act and its implementation, which helped wire much of the healthcare system. Additionally, he led efforts on e-prescribing, telehealth, and other connected care issues.

Oliver has continued this work by advising clients on upcoming policy and regulatory issues around telehealth and connected care, and he has written and spoken on health information exchange.


aca implementation

Oliver was a key legislative staffer during the debate over what ultimately became the Affordable Care Act. Subsequently, he worked with major providers including Planned Parenthood to implement the ACA despite heavy political headwinds.



Global health

Oliver has spoken internationally on a variety of health and aging issues. He has participated in the American Council of Young Political Leaders as an exchange participant and as a mentor, and he was selected for the Wilson Center's congressional fellowship.

In addition, Oliver co-founded Cross-Border Health, a non-profit dedicated to health policy collaboration between the United States and Canada.


grant & conference support

Oliver has helped clients with grant writing support for state, federal, and foundation grants.

Additionally, he has helped plan and manage briefings and conferences, including finding event space, identifying potential speakers, and developing content for panels, programs, and follow-up materials.