Ipsita Smolinski is a veteran advisor on healthcare regulatory and legislative issues with over 20 years of experience in healthcare policy and economic analysis.
As the Managing Director of Capitol Street, she advises clients on key trends and major actions coming out of Washington, D.C., as well as at the state, court and stakeholder levels. These include healthcare legislation moving on Capitol Hill, actions from CMS, FDA, NIH, FTC, and other agencies, as well as emerging and commercial market trends e.g., ICER, PBM reform, high deductible health plans, cell and gene therapy novel payment mechanisms, evolution of primary care clinics, and Amazon’s foray into health care delivery. Her primary focus is forecasting the impacts of health policy through data-driven economic analysis.
Smolinski holds a faculty appointment at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School where she teaches coursework in Healthcare Economics and Healthcare Finance.
She serves as a Senior Strategic Advisor to McAllister & Quinn, a healthcare grants firm that supports large U.S. hospital systems.
Smolinski is a frequent speaker at national conferences and appears on CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News and others. She has been quoted in leading publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Reuters. Sample media appearances are here, here and here.