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Larry Levitt

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Larry Levitt

Vice President for Special Projects
Kaiser Family Foundation
health policy and financing
government health policy initiatives
government health care and insurance reform


Larry Levitt is vice president for special projects at the Kaiser Family Foundation. Previously, he was the organization's vice president for communications and online information and editor in chief of, the Foundation's online health policy news and information service. He previously served as director of the Foundation's Changing Health Care Marketplace Project. Before joining the Foundation, Mr. Levitt was a senior manager with the Lewin Group, where he advised public and private sector clients on health policy and financing issues. He previously served as a senior health policy advisor to the White House and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, working on the development of President Clinton's Health Security Act and other health policy initiatives. He co-chaired the working group on cost containment in conjunction with the president's task force on health care reform. He has also served as the special assistant for health policy with California Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi, and as a medical economist with Kaiser Permanente, where he worked on insurance reform and other public policy issues. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and a master's in public policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

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