Beth Mantz Steindecker is a Senior Vice President and Health Care Analyst where she primarily researches the legislative, regulatory and legal issues facing health care service providers and health insurers. Her key areas of focus include Medicare reimbursement and coverage, and the Affordable Care Act’s implementation/dismantling and related regulatory and legislative issues, federal Medicaid policy, and reforming federal healthcare entitlements. As a senior member of the Health Care team, Beth is also responsible for researching the issues facing the entire healthcare arena including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, healthcare services and health insurers. She joined the firm in May 2002.
Prior to joining Washington Analysis, Beth was the pharmaceutical and biotechnology reporter for the Dow Jones Newswires from 1998-2002. During this time many of her articles were published in national newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Kansas City Star, and Orange County Register. Beth’s career as a journalist culminated with her being awarded by NewsBios/TJFR Group, a business and financial press organization, the honor of being named in 2002 one of the “Top 30 journalists under 30.”
Beth is also an attorney, retired from practice in New York State. She earned her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, and graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Art History and American History from the University of Pennsylvania.
Medicare, ACA, Providers, Insurers, Health Services, Medical Device Makers, Pharma, and Biotech