Megan S. Herber

Director - Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting

Overview

Megan Herber partners with clients to analyze and develop strategies related to legislative and regulatory policy developments impacting the health care industry. Megan managed the House Energy and Commerce Committee health care portfolio for U.S. Rep. Doris Matsui (CA-06) for four years, most recently as Legislative Director. While pursuing her Master of Public Health, Megan served as health policy legislative fellow for former Sen. John Rockefeller IV (D-West Virginia). Prior to moving to D.C., Megan worked in hospital consulting in California, where she performed revenue cycle auditing and strategic advising. She leverages her in-depth understanding of the processes and pressure points that drive federal health care policy to help clients adapt and thrive in an ever-changing regulatory environment.

Government Experience

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.

Personal Interests

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.

Megan is a consulting professional within Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting, and does not act as a lawyer for clients. Learn more about the Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting practice.

Credentials

Education

George Washington University
M.P.H. Health Policy (2014)

University of California, Berkeley
B.A. Molecular and Cell Biology (2008)

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