Nicholas UehleckeFormer Senior Advisor at US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Nicholas Uehlecke is a former Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. In his role, issues that he worked on include Medicare, Medicaid, commercial and general insurance issues, health care reform and the range of other issues under the jurisdiction of CMS and HRSA. Nick also spent time working on issues related to regulatory burden relief, drug pricing, health care data, health IT, health system integration, and efforts to make health care more value-based in America. He was also the HHS staff-lead on the Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative and worked on a range of issues related to the Covid-19 public health emergency including the administration of the $178 billion provider relief fund. Prior to this work, he was at the Committee on Ways and Means at the House of Representatives Committee Staff for 8 years, working on issues ranging from Medicare’s Parts A and B, Medicare Advantage and Part D, and commercial insurance and ACA reforms. Before Nick’s time on Capitol Hill he spend nearly three years as an analyst for the Marwood group, working on health care as well as financial services, education, and energy policy. While having lived in many places, Nick calls Texas home, and is a graduate of the University of Richmond.