Dan Boston, a Capitol Hill veteran, is President of Health Policy Source, Inc. Prior to joining the firm, he was Senior Public Policy Advisor with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz's Washington Public Policy Group, where he founded the firm’s federal health policy practice, recruiting and servicing a diverse base of clients.
Prior to joining Baker-Donelson, Mr. Boston served as Vice President of Legislation & Political Affairs for the Federation of American Hospitals, working as the chief lobbyist to then-Federation President Tom Scully - former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator. During his career at the Federation, Mr. Boston represented the association before both the Legislative and Executive branches of the federal government on a variety of issues important to the nation's hospitals. He worked on many of the provisions in the Balanced Budget Relief Act of 1999, the Beneficiary Improvement & Protection Act of 2000, as well as the Public Health Service Act refinements in the Nurse Reinvestment Act of 2002.
Mr. Boston also served many years in a number of key positions on Capitol Hill - as a member of the Majority Staff of the House Committee on Commerce's Health Policy Team, Communications Director & Policy Advisor to Congresswoman Sue Kelly (R-NY-19), Press Secretary to Congressman Joe Knollenberg (R-MI-9), and press and political aide to current Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) during the 1990 campaign cycle. Further, Mr. Boston participated on the Department of Health & Human Services Transition Advisory Committee to then President-Elect George W. Bush, and is currently a member of the Editorial Board of the Bureau of National Affair's Medicare Report. He has also been named one of Washington, DC's ‘Top Lobbyists’ by The Hill for 13 of the last 14 years (e.g. 2003-2008 and 2010-2016).
Mr. Boston received his undergraduate degree in Public Policy and Political Science and Master of Arts in Journalism from Indiana University.