Colin Roskey is a former HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary and Senate Finance Committee Counsel with 20 years of health care law and policy experience in the public and private sectors.
Colin brings expertise and sophisticated counsel to health care manufacturers, suppliers and providers with interests before Congress and the Executive Branch. A former staff lawyer to the Senate Finance Committee serving Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Colin assisted health care clients in private practice as a partner at AmLaw 50 firms before joining Lincoln Policy Group.
More recently, Colin served in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for both Oversight & Investigations and Mandatory Health Programs, interacting with a wide range of senior Departmental decision makers and Members of Congress and their staff. He assisted Secretary Alex Azar in preparation for and participation in FY 2020 budget hearings before key authorizing and appropriations committees.
Colin's work at HHS spanned a variety of subject areas, from Medicare and Medicaid payment policy, Part D drug reforms, structural changes to insurance design, price transparency, and provider burden reduction.
While working on Capitol Hill, Colin was part of a small Senate Republican team responsible for Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance policy development including the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003, Trade Adjustment Assistance and the Health Care Tax Credit of 2002, and technical modifications to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 2001. Colin also played a role in the Finance Committee's oversight activities of health care companies and government agencies, collaborating with Judiciary Committee and Justice Department staff on oversight of False Claims Act cases.
At Lincoln Policy Group, Colin specializes in Medicare coverage, coding and reimbursement strategies and in the development of new payment systems, including the End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) and Quality Incentive Program (QIP) and revisions to post-acute payment systems, including the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility and Home Health PPSs.