2023 Hospital @ Home Leadership Summit Speaker Bio
Krista Drobac, Partner, Moving Health Home
Krista is a Partner at Sirona Strategies where she provides strategic advice on a broad range of state and federal legislative and regulatory issues including Medicaid, Medicare, telehealth, SDoH, accountable care, insurance, and other areas. As the founder of Moving Health Home, she leads a team of regulatory and legislative professionals in implementing the vision of the coalition members around making the home a clinical site of care.
Krista previously directed the Health Division at the National Governors Association’s Center for Best Practices where she oversaw technical assistance for governors’ health advisors. Prior to NGA, she was a Senior Advisor at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) during the Obama Administration. She also served as Deputy Director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services and spent five years on Capitol Hill where she was a health advisor to the Minority Whip Senator Dick Durbin, and Senator Debbie Stabenow, a member of the Senate Finance Committee.
Krista holds a BA from the University of Michigan and an MPP from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.
Panel: Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 9:30am – 10:15am
Achieving Regulatory and Payment Certainty for Hospital at Home (PANEL) : In December of 2022, Congress extended the hospital-at-home waiver for two years, unlocking regulatory and reimbursement certainty at the federal level. However, what’s still left on the table is finding a long-term solution and state-level regulatory barriers. We are at a pivotal time, with an opportunity to help Congress and the Administration work through these issues to expand acute home-based care beyond the pandemic experience.