Katie Keith is a principal at Keith Policy Solutions, LLC, a boutique consulting firm where she advises nonprofit and foundation clients on ways to secure state and federal health care priorities. Her work includes an emphasis on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its impact on underserved populations, such as the LGBT community. Keith also maintains a part-time appointment at Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms where she serves as an associate research professor and provides “Following the ACA” rapid response analysis for the Health Affairs Blog.
Keith is a co-founder and steering committee member of Out2Enroll, a national initiative to connect LGBT people with coverage options under the ACA, and an appointed consumer representative to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. She is also an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center where she teaches a course on the ACA.
Previously, Keith was a research professor at the Center on Health Insurance Reforms where she specialized in state and federal implementation of the ACA. She wrote widely on topics that include the health insurance marketplaces, enforcement, and nondiscrimination. She has spoken at forums that include the American Bar Association, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the White House.
Before joining the Georgetown faculty, Keith served as a health policy intern to Senator John D. Rockefeller, an editor for Global Health Governance, a research assistant at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, and a Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana.