Brian Kelly is recognized as one of Harrisburg’s premier health care lobbyists with more than two decades of experience in and before state government. Brian provides highly customized services and solutions that address client needs as well as the challenges of today’s dynamic health care environment.
His areas of expertise include public health policy, health care finance and reimbursement, long-term care, Medicaid, Medicare, PACE/PACENET, managed care, pharmaceuticals, behavioral health, and health information technology. Additionally, Brian also has experience with transportation solutions, economic development and government procurement. Brian has a proven track record of legislative and regulatory accomplishments.
As former director of government affairs for the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry and senior staffer to the Senate President Pro Tempore, he played a key role in passage of numerous health care related initiatives including medical liability reform, creation of the Cover All Kids health insurance program, statewide hospital payment reform, reauthorization of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, introduction of Health Savings Accounts in the Commonwealth and reform of the state’s civil justice system, among others.
His strategic vision, ability to navigate the legislative and regulatory process, and communication skills are highly valued by the firm’s clients. Clients and colleagues appreciate Brian’s credibility, insight, responsiveness and attention to detail. Brian’s depth and breadth of experience, along with the relationships he has built with key decision makers, give him a unique perspective. He leverages what he knows and who he knows to create substantive, practical solutions that meet clients’ needs.
- East Stroudsburg University, M.A., 1995, Political Science
- Gettysburg College, B.A., 1993, Political Science
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