John Rigg

Department of Health and Human Services

2017 fellow

John Rigg has worked as Director of the Office of Policy Analysis since 2012. Prior to his work at HRSA, he was a Senior Medicare Analyst at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Legislation. While at CMS, in addition to his legislative work, John also had significant policy responsibilities over Medicare outpatient drug policy.

Prior to his federal service, John worked as Vice President for Federal Regulatory Affairs in the Washington DC office of the California Hospital Association. John came to Washington in 2006 as a recipient of the Winston Health Policy Fellowship, a well-regarded, post-graduate health policy fellowship, which had him working on Capitol Hill for the House of Representatives, Ways & Means Health Subcommittee. John’s first career was as a Paramedic-Firefighter in Atlanta and in Washington State, and he still practices emergency medicine as a volunteer Paramedic in Calvert County (MD).

John lives with his wife and two sons in College Park, MD, where he serves as his neighborhood association President, sings in his church choir, and is a Commissioner on the city’s planning board. He has a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University.

Director, Office of Policy Analysis Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


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