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Edwin Park

Vice President for Health Policy


Park is Vice President for Health Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, where he focuses on Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and issues related to federal health reform.

He also analyzes federal tax policies related to health care, state regulation of the private health insurance market, and issues related to low-income Medicare beneficiaries, private plans in Medicare, and prescription drugs.

He has testified before Congress, been interviewed on NPR and CNBC, and has been cited in media publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times.

Prior to coming to the Center in 2001, he served as the health policy advisor for the National Economic Council.

He also has worked as a Medicaid professional staff member for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and as an attorney in private practice specializing in health law.

He has a law degree from Harvard Law School and an A.B. from Princeton University.

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