President Federal Government Solutions – Anthem

Position Summary:

This position will have overall P&L responsibility for all operational, IT and systems security, audit and compliance, business development, legal and finance functions for Anthem’s National Government Services business. S/he will lead the development and/or refinement of strategic plans for the organization’s growth and business development plans in the federal healthcare services market that will stimulate growth and revenue in support and alignment with the FGS organization’s business strategy. As the most senior strategy leader within this business area, this leader will be responsible for driving strategic imperatives around talent, leveraging Anthem capabilities, market focus, innovation and operational excellence. This leader is also responsible for the development and continual refinement of the FGS Long Range Plan, which captures the FGS strategy, relevant FGS capabilities and federal agency priorities and addressable spend, the Fgs five year plan, and both FGS strategic organic and inorganic plans.

Key responsibilities of the position include: Standardization of systems and processes within each FGS entity as well as across entities, where possible, to achieve operational efficiencies and cost effectiveness; Serve as one of the key contacts with regulatory and oversight bodies;  Maintain and enhance business relationships; Actively pursue identifying and leveraging other Anthem products/affiliates as possible vendors with health care markets of administrative services, information technology, and support services, as well as the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program market and with the FEPDO for aditional services sought by OPM; Collaborate on the identification and evaluation of potential partners and strategic partnering arrangements; Oversee the execution of all activities related to the acquisition, merger, or divestiture related to FGS; Assist the corporation in identifying and evaluating potential teaming partners on various RFPs/bids; Cultivate business relationships with current and potential customers and partner to ensure FGS is in the position to deliver solutions to current and potential federal government clients;

Position Location:

Washington, D.C.

Total Lobby Spend:


2017 Contributions:


Contribution Split:

Democratic: 52%
Republican: 47%

Core Issues:

Consumer Product Safety
Medicare & Medicaid
Health Issues
Veterans Affairs
Labor, Antitrust & Workplace

Outside Counsel:

No Outside Counsel Retained 

In–House Counsel:

Gabriella Fahrer – Counsel, Professional Staff Member, Research Assistant, Staff Assistant and Nominations Clerk for the Senate Armed Services Committee – BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara – JD from Catholic University – (202) 508-7871 –

Adam Goldberg – Deputy Director for Member Services at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee – Legislative Aide to Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) – BA from the University of Maryland – (202) 508-7871 –

Elizabeth Hall – Director of Health Policy for Bill Frist (R-TN) – Professional Staff on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee – Legislative Assistant for Chuck Hagel (R-NE) – BA from the University of Pennsylvania – (202) 508-7871 –

Samuel Marchio – Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for Mike Arcuri (D-NY) – Professional Staff on the House Rules Committee – Legislative Assistant, Press Secretary and Staff Assistant for Sherry Boehlert (R-NY) – BA from Utica College – (202) 508-7871 –

Patrick Velliky – Legislative Director, Legislative Assistant and Press Secretary for Jim Renacci (R-OH) – Deputy Legislative Director and Floor Director for Arlen Specter (D-PA) – BA from Bloomsburg University – (202) 508-7871 –

115th Congressional Session Bills:

H.R. 1628 – American Health Care Act of 2017

H. Res. 154 – Of inquiry requesting the President of the United States and directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to transmit certain information to the House of Representatives relating to plans to repeal or replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health-related measures of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

H.R. 372 – Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017

H.R. 1101 – Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017

H.R. 1121 – Pre-existing Conditions Protection Act of 2017

H.R. 1215 – Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017

H.R. 1304 – Self-Insurance Protection Act

H.R. 633 – Patient Fairness and Relief Act of 2017

H.R. 661 – Employee Fairness and Relief Act of 2017

H.R. 706 – Plan Verification and Fairness Act of 2017

H.R. 708 – State Age Rating Flexibility Act of 2017

H.R. 710 – Health Coverage State Flexibility Act of 2017

H.R. 749 – Lower Drug Costs through Competition Act

H.R. 246 – To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

S. 1201 – Health Care Options for All Act

S. 1354 – Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act

H.R. 369 – To eliminate the sunset of the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes.

S. 544 – A bill to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to modify the termination date for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes.

S. 870 – Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017

S. 1016 – CONNECT for Health Act of 2017

H.R. 3545 – Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act

S. 1462 – Marketplace Certainty Act

S. 1817 – Keep Kids’ Insurance Dependable and Secure Act of 2017

S. 1519 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

H.R. 3168 – SNP Reauthorization Act of 2017

H.R. 3727 – Increasing Telehealth Access in Medicare Act


S. 1815 – Lower Premiums Through Reinsurance Act of 2017

S. 191 – Patient Freedom Act of 2017

H.R. 4667 – Further Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017

S. 1978 – Small Business and Family Health Tax Relief Act of 2017

S. 520 – Medicaid Accountability and Care Act of 2017

S. 1859 – Healthcare Tax Relief Act

H.R. 4620 – Protecting Families and Small Businesses Act of 2017

H.R. 3482 – Evidence-Based Telehealth Expansion Act of 2017

H.R. 1 – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

H.R. 3164 – To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to home dialysis therapy.