Karen Pollitz

Senior Fellow, Health Reform and Private Insurance

Washington, DC

Karen Pollitz is a Senior Fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF).  She works on the Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, tracking implementation of private market reforms with a focus on consumer protections.  Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked at the US Department of Health and Human Services on national health reform (2010-2011 and 1993-1997) and directed research on private health insurance at the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute. She has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA from Oberlin College.