John F. Jonas
Partner

John F. Jonas is a partner at Capitol Counsel, LLC and brings to the firm extensive knowledge in public policy within the health care sector, particularly in Medicare reform and health care tax policy. He has substantial experience representing numerous health care sector areas, including hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), physician groups, and pharmaceuticals. Jonas has been actively involved in Medicare restructuring, Medicaid expansion, new drug and device development, reimbursement issues, and health care tax-related issues. Previously, Jonas served in various roles during his ten years of public service, including the House Ways and Means Committee staff and as counsel to the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures.

 

Education

Cornell Law School – J.D.

 

Positions Held

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, D.C. – Partner

Patton Boggs LLP, Washington, D.C. – Partner

Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. – Professional Staff

Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. – Counsel

 

Memberships and Recognitions

The Lab School of Washington – Member, Board of Directors

Center for lnterreligious Understanding – Member, Board of Directors

Chambers USA, Government Relations, 2017 – 2020

The Legal 500 US, Government Relations, 2016 – 2020

 

Successes

Among his many accomplishments over the years, Jonas obtained funding for research into medical misdiagnosis; produced a five-year extension of ambulance add-on payments; helped obtain annual Medicare update for dialysis payments; helped obtain Medicare coverage for preventive colonoscopies, and annual funding for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act.