Legislative Director — Rep. Doris Matsui (CA-06)
As legislative assistant and then legislative director for Representative Matsui, Megan managed the Congresswoman’s Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee portfolio. She was the Congresswoman’s go-to authority on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, health IT and public health issues, among other legislative topics. She worked closely with industry stakeholders to advance health care policies, cultivating a nuanced understanding of the challenges facing hospitals and health care providers, health plans, advocacy groups and trade organizations. She also developed relationships with personnel at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
Health Policy Legislative Fellow — Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV (WV)
Megan served as a driving force for the Senator Rockefeller’s health policy initiatives and legislation, particularly regarding the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), prescription drug abuse, telehealth, Medicaid and low-income health programs. She also supported advocates on ACA implementation and casework.
Megan enjoys traveling and has now visited every continent except Antarctica. When at home, she plays recreational soccer and plays with her rescue dog, Cali.