Anne Phelps is a member of Ernst & Young LLP's Washington Council Ernst & Young group. Anne has extensive policy and legislative experience in a broad range of federal health care legislative and regulatory issues. Her experience includes employee health benefits, health insurance and Medicare law, health care savings and tax vehicles, and pharmaceutical/drug industry issues.
Anne has been in Washington since 1989. She has held several health policy, political and legislative positions. Most recently, she served as the Executive Director of the 2004 Republican National Platform Committee. Prior to joining Ernst & Young LLP in 2002, she served in the Bush Administration as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy (Health). Anne served as the chief health policy advisor to the President for the Domestic Policy Council, where she developed proposals and recommendations on national health policy issues and pending legislation and regulatory matters.
Prior to joining the Bush Administration, Anne worked for Senator Bill Frist (R-TN) as the staff director for the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Subcommittee on Public Health. Her main areas of focus included health insurance and managed care, public health and biomedical research, bioterrorism, medical records privacy and bioethics issues. Anne also worked for Senator Nancy Kassebaum (R-KS), Chair of the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee. Prior to her work on Capitol Hill, Anne spent nearly five years working at the National Institutes of Health in a variety of health policy and legislative roles.
Anne received a B.A. from the University of Dayton and a M.A. in Public Policy from The George Washington University.