Kate Abramson Beller
Principal
B.A., Duke University; J.D., Georgetown University

Capitol Counsel Staff

Kate Abramson Beller is a principal with Capitol Counsel, LLC. As a health care attorney and expert in health care policy, Abramson Beller has counseled clients across the health care spectrum, including providers, drug manufacturers, and hospital groups. She provides clients with analyses of complex legislative and regulatory issues, with a focus on Medicare and Medicaid coverage and reimbursement requirements, insurance reforms, and drug pricing policies, including extensive work on the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Abramson Beller tracks health care legislative and regulatory developments for clients, enabling them to prepare successful advocacy strategies.

EDUCATION:
Georgetown University Law Center – J.D. Duke University – B.A., Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society

POSITIONS HELD:

  • Hogan Lovells, Washington, D.C. – Health care attorney
  • Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, Washington, D.C. – Health care attorney
  • Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL), Washington, D.C. – Analyst. Focused on long-term care issues for providers, payers and patients.
  • AARP, Washington, D.C. – Health Care Litigation Law Clerk. Focused on medical device law inquiries, certificate of need issues, and Medicaid coverage of long-term care services.

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy – Editorial Board Member
  • D.C. Bar – Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association – Member

SUCCESSES:
Abramson Beller has successfully advocated for Medicare coverage changes to secure patient access to drugs, devices and specialty procedures; helped successfully challenge proposed Medicare payment changes that would have resulted in treatment disruptions and drug access issues for patients; and successfully defended Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) provider audits and advocated for legislative and regulatory changes to the RAC program.