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Jason A. Levitis is a Nonresident Fellow with the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy. He is a leading expert on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the intersections of health care and tax law and policy. From 2009 until 2017, he served at the U.S. Treasury Department, where he led implementation of the ACA’s tax provisions and state innovation waivers.

Levitis’s current work focuses on federal and state options for navigating the complex health care landscape. His Brookings research has addressed section 1332 state innovation waivers, health reimbursement arrangements, and state individual mandates, among other topics. As principal at Levitis Strategies LLC, he provides strategic advice on health care-related tax provisions, state innovation waivers, tax administration, and regulatory process. He provides technical assistance to state officials in partnership with State Health & Value Strategies. Other clients have included the Massachusetts Health Connector, the Urban Institute, and the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School, where he is also a Senior Fellow (Nonresident) and Distinguished Visiting Scholar.

Levitis regularly provides testimony and briefings to federal and state policymakers. He is also a frequent speaker at health policy conferences and webinars. His work has been featured in the Washington Post, the New York Times, Health Affairs, Tax Notes, Bloomberg BNA, Politico, the Hill, NPR, Vox, the New Jersey Star-Ledger, the Rush Limbaugh Show, and other media.

Before his time at Treasury, Levitis worked at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Connecticut Voices for Children, and the Greater New York Hospital Association.

Levitis earned a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, and a B.A. in mathematics from Wesleyan University.

 

Jason A. Levitis is a Nonresident Fellow with the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy. He is a leading expert on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the intersections of health care and tax law and policy. From 2009 until 2017, he served at the U.S. Treasury Department, where he led implementation of the ACA’s tax provisions and state innovation waivers.

Levitis’s current work focuses on federal and state options for navigating the complex health care landscape. His Brookings research has addressed section 1332 state innovation waivers, health reimbursement arrangements, and state individual mandates, among other topics. As principal at Levitis Strategies LLC, he provides strategic advice on health care-related tax provisions, state innovation waivers, tax administration, and regulatory process. He provides technical assistance to state officials in partnership with State Health & Value Strategies. Other clients have included the Massachusetts Health Connector, the Urban Institute, and the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School, where he is also a Senior Fellow (Nonresident) and Distinguished Visiting Scholar.

Levitis regularly provides testimony and briefings to federal and state policymakers. He is also a frequent speaker at health policy conferences and webinars. His work has been featured in the Washington Post, the New York Times, Health Affairs, Tax Notes, Bloomberg BNA, Politico, the Hill, NPR, Vox, the New Jersey Star-Ledger, the Rush Limbaugh Show, and other media.

Before his time at Treasury, Levitis worked at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Connecticut Voices for Children, and the Greater New York Hospital Association.

Levitis earned a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, and a B.A. in mathematics from Wesleyan University.

 

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