How the Covid-19 Crisis Has Reshaped the Health Agenda

May 6, 2020 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join Bloomberg Government as we examine health care policy during a global pandemic. This live discussion will cover the continuing response to the coronavirus and the implications for long-term health policy.

Topics will include:

  • The administrative and legislative actions taken so far
  • Measures and relief efforts under discussion
  • Other legislative priorities, including drug pricing and surprise billing



Danielle Parnass
Deputy Team Leader
Bloomberg Government

Danielle Parnass is deputy team lead for legislative analysis at Bloomberg Government and covers health, education, and agriculture. She also cohosts BGOV's "Suspending the Rules" podcast. Danielle previously worked at the House Financial Services Committee, Senate Finance Committee, and Congressional Budget Office doing communications, research, and analysis. She has a masters in public policy from Georgetown University and her bachelor's in journalism and government from the University of Maryland.

Shira Stein
Bloomberg Law

Shira Stein is a reporter at Bloomberg Law covering the federal public health response to Covid-19. Normally, she covers health-care policy at the Department of Health & Human Services, including drug pricing, the move to value-based care, and other major initiatives. She looks broadly at where health care is going, including how the department is interacting with the White House and Capitol Hill.

Alex Ruoff
Bloomberg Government

Alex Ruoff covers all things health care for Bloomberg Government, focusing on how Capitol Hill shapes health policy. He came to Bloomberg in 2013 to write about health IT and joined the Congress team in 2013.
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Brian Rye
Senior Analyst
Bloomberg Government

Brian Rye is the Senior Health-Care Policy Analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, a dynamic platform for in-depth and independent research available on the Bloomberg professional service. At BI, Mr. Rye analyzes the impact of U.S. legislation and regulation on the health-care sector.