Ms. Kelly provides research, analysis, and counsel to health care professionals and programs, nonprofit patient advocacy groups, and other members of the health care industry. She offers insight on federal and state legal, legislative, regulatory, and enforcement matters; the U.S. drug abuse crisis; drug and device law; and issues surrounding access to and coverage of treatment, including federal health care reform, state benefit utilization management laws, and employee benefits. In this capacity, she conducts research and analysis of laws, regulations, and legislation; drafts scholarly articles, testimony, and white papers; and advises clients on policy and advocacy initiatives.
Prior to joining DCBA Law & Policy in 2019, Ms. Kelly interned for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Departmental Appeals Board, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Vitalyst Health Foundation.
Ms. Kelly earned her Juris Doctor degree from George Mason School of Law, where she served as a the Senior Notes Editor for the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy and a Writing Fellow, teaching first-year law students legal research, writing, and analysis. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law from the University of Arizona