Professor Rosenbaum has devoted her professional career to issues of health law and policy affecting low income and medically underserved populations. A widely read writer on many aspects of health law, Professor Rosenbaum has provided public service to 15 Congresses and six Presidential Administrations on such issues as employer-sponsored health insurance coverage, Medicare, Medicaid, health care in medically underserved communities, and regulation of the hospital and health insurance industries. She is a highly respected contributor to peer-reviewed journals on many topics and serves as the lead author of Law and the American Health Care System, 2d ed. (Foundation Press, 2012). Professor Rosenbaum is particularly known for her work on national health reform and directed the legislative drafting of the Health Security Act for President Clinton.
A graduate of Wesleyan University and the Boston University School of Law, Professor Rosenbaum began her career as a legal services attorney. She has received numerous national awards for her work and lectures extensively on health law and policy and serves on many organizational and foundation boards. She is a member of the CDC Director’s Advisory Committee and the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP). She also is a Commissioner on the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, which advises Congress on federal Medicaid policy.