Rosen brings to MVC a deep understanding of America’s complex health care system and an equally intimate knowledge of politics and process. From influential posts on Capitol Hill, he has played an integral role in shaping U.S. health policy over more than a decade. An attorney with a Masters degree in communications, Rosen is known for his substantive, approachable style and his ability to get results. He has helped shepherd through Congress a long list of landmark legislation, including the Medicare Modernization Act, the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Before joining Senator Frist, Rosen held senior health care positions at the House Ways and Means Committee, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and the Health Insurance Association of America. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship, and on the advisory committees for the Center for Studying Health System Change and the National Health Policy Forum.
Dean Rosen is one of the nation’s top health care experts, having played a leading role in developing and advancing health policy for over 15 years in the nation’s capital. He has a deep understanding of America’s complex health care system and an equally intimate knowledge of politics and process. A partner at MVC, Dean now provides policy counsel and strategic advice to policy makers, business leaders, trade association executives and not-for-profit organizations on a broad range of health issues.
Prior to joining MVC, Dean held a series of high-level positions in both government and the private sector. Dean was the chief health care advisor to Senate Majority Leader William H. Frist, M.D. (R-TN). He served first as staff director for the United States Senate Subcommittee on Public Health, then as the Majority Leader’s health policy director. Previously, he was senior vice president of policy and general counsel for the Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA). He came to HIAA from the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee where, as majority counsel, he played a significant role in developing the Medicare provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. Dean also served as health policy coordinator and majority counsel to the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. There, he had principal responsibility for advising the committee chair on a wide range of health care and employee benefit issues. Before entering the public sector, Dean practiced law at Dow, Lohnes and Albertson.
Dean also holds several academic posts and is a sought after public speaker and press commentator. He lives with his family in Washington, D.C.