Elinor draws on her experience working with policymakers at CMS and in Congress to advise clients on complex regulatory and legislative matters. She served as the CMS administrator’s senior advisor for Medicare and as a group director in the CMS Office of Legislation.
Assisted stakeholders with coverage and payment issues before CMS.
Drafted legislative solutions to address expiring provisions key to client business.
Prepared comment letters for industry coalitions.
Elinor Hiller is a partner in the Health Care Group. She focuses her practice on regulatory and legislative issues concerning health care payers, providers, and manufacturers. She has experience representing clients across the health care industry on policy matters, with a focus on Medicare Advantage and Part D, Medicare fee-for-service payment rules, and federal insurance oversight.
Elinor previously served at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), where she was most recently the administrator’s senior advisor for Medicare. Elinor advised the administrator and other senior agency officials on all parts of Medicare and also led initiatives related to health care price transparency. Earlier in her time at CMS, Elinor was the director of the Medicare Parts C and D Analysis Group in the Office of Legislation, where she worked closely with staff for the Senate Finance, House Ways & Means, and House Energy & Commerce Committees on legislative priorities and Administration policy.