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When clients are faced with new or expanded health care regulations, we go to work to distill the policy and help them highlight forward-thinking solutions.

Heather Bell

Manager, Washington Council, Ernst & Young LLP

Health policy wonk aiming to distill the regulatory and legislative environment. Former health system executive strategist and editor of daily health care newsletter. Hiker, traveler, storyteller.

Areas of focus Tax

Heather is a member of the Washington Council Ernst & Young practice of Ernst & Young LLP (EY US), where she tracks legislative and regulatory developments and provides detailed reporting and analysis for clients on health care topics.

Prior to joining Washington Council, Heather was the associate director of policy at the Advisory Board, where she advised clinical executives on state and federal policies impacting hospitals and health systems, health insurers and life sciences companies. Heather’s areas of focus include physician payment policies, care delivery models and more.

Heather received a BA in Journalism and Information Management and Technology from Syracuse University and earned her Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy and Management from Kent State University.

How Heather is building a better working world 

“The health care industry is poised for change to improve care and delivery for both patients and providers. My goal is to help clients navigate the complex regulatory and legislative health care environment to better enable them to understand how they can invest in high-value services to deliver premium care while lowering the cost of health care.”

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