Keith Snider joined Health Policy Source, Inc. in 2005 and serves as the Health Policy Director. He provides client management and policy support on a variety of issues in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. In this position, Mr. Snider concentrates on monitoring legislative and regulatory activity, crafting policy memorandums and issue briefs, and providing legislative and regulatory analysis, as well as client advocacy services.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Snider spent five years as a journalist with Bloomberg News in Washington, D.C., where he covered the hospital, managed care, and medical device industries, as well as Medicare payment issues, the new prescription drug benefit for seniors, and the emergence of employer concern over healthcare cost increases. Mr. Snider also appeared frequently on Bloomberg Radio and Television to discuss the impact of healthcare costs on U.S. businesses and the uninsured. While at Bloomberg, Mr. Snider was a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists, the White House Correspondents Association, the Senate and House Press Galleries, and the National Press Club.
Before arriving in Washington, D.C., Mr. Snider worked as the lead healthcare journalist at The Tennessean in Nashville, covering such areas of interest as the for-profit hospital industry, healthcare venture capital investing in the Southeast, and efforts to reorganize TennCare, Tennessee’s Medicaid waiver program.
Mr. Snider holds a Bachelor’s in German and Theology from Mount St. Mary’s College, and a Master of Arts in Religion from Yale University. He resides in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife and four sons.