Julie Scott Allen

Government Relations Director

Washington

(202) 230-5126 phone
(202) 842-8465 fax

Julie Scott Allen is a government relations director with the firm’s Lobbying & Advocacy team and senior vice president with the District Policy Group.

For more than 15 years, Julie’s focus has been government relations, including advocating at the federal and state level and promoting legislative, regulatory and business agendas for nonprofit and for profit clients and national organizations. Prior to joining the firm, Julie served as vice president and managing director at Thompson Advisory Group, where she represented clients before the executive and legislative branches in the areas of health care, education, document security, information technology, homeland security, law enforcement and the federal budget process.

Julie is skilled in assisting clients in developing and achieving legislative and regulatory goals and helping companies to grow business opportunities within the federal market. She has particular experience drafting legislative proposals, forming bipartisan alliances, developing coalitions and holding congressional briefings.

Previously, Julie served as manager of legislative and regulatory policy at the American Dental Association where she worked to address federal programs and health policies that affect the practice of dentistry and patient care, specifically related to Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Julie joined the ADA after working as senior staff for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Julie has been recognized for her leadership in addressing health policy issues. She received an award from the Organizations of Special Care Dentistry and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry for her work to improve regulations tied to oral health care in nursing home facilities. She served as an advisor to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s “State Access for Oral Health” program, and she was selected from 200 nominees to participate in the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) leadership forum in association management. 

Julie  has authored and coauthored numerous reports, congressional testimony and other health policy materials concerning medical and dental issues. She has also organized and presented at national and state-focused meetings on such issues as access to health services, Medicaid reform and women’s health.

Julie earned her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Marymount University.

Publications

8/1/2014
Health Care Insight
CMS Proposes Regulations: Changes to Physician Fee Schedule, Hospital Outpatient, and Ambulatory Surgical Center Policy and Payment
11/1/2013
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
Simple Solutions for Improving Patient Safety In Cardiac Monitoring—Eight Critical Elements to Monitor Alarm Competency
3/12/2013
Client Alert
Tax Reform: The Fiscal Cliff Fix Does Little to Reassure Tax-Exempt Health Care Organizations
11/13/2012
Law 360
Relocation Steps for Wireless Medical Telemetry Users
9/18/2012
Client Alert
Spectrum Auctions to Affect Wireless Medical Telemetry Service – Impact on Hospitals and Device Manufacturers
10/26/2011
Client Alert
Reform of Hospital and Critical Access Hospital Conditions of Participation and Ambulatory Surgery Center Conditions of Coverage
7/22/2011
Health Government Relations Alert
The Debt Ceiling Debate: What to Know

Speaking Engagements

10/15/2013
The CEO Trust
Is Your Business Ready for Health Reform?
9/28/2013
National Conference of Pediatric Dentists
Essential Health Benefits and Pediatric Oral Health Coverage: Politics, Regulations, and Uncertainty
5/17/2013
American Association of Bioanalysts Annual Meeting
Julie Scott Allen and Erin Will Morton Presented at the American Association of Bioanalysts Annual Meeting
11/15/2012
National Independent Laboratory Association Capitol Hill Day
NILA Capitol Hill Day: Getting Set for Your Visits
11/3/2012
American Association of Bioanalysts Board of Directors Meeting
Washington Update
9/27/2012
ConvaTec International Live Webcast and Expert Roundtable Discussion
Why Risk It? Minimizing the Clinical and Economic Impact of Wound Infection
9/21/2012
NJCCA 10th Annual Full Day CLE Conference
The Beltway Crystal Ball: How the Outcome of the 2012 Presidential Elections Might Impact National and Private Sector Healthcare
7/28/2012
American College of Healthcare Architects
The Supreme Court Has Ruled: What's Next?
7/13/2012
Men’s Health Network
Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act
7/12/2012
Drinker Biddle Webinar
Health Care Reform & the Supreme Court Decision
7/12/2012
Drinker Biddle Webinar
Health Care Reform & the Supreme Court Decision: Implications for the Health Care Community
6/6/2012
Drinker Biddle
Health Care Reform & the Supreme Court Review: Legislative, Regulatory and Political Update
5/4/2012
2012 Health Care Perspectives Luncheon
Mandated Health Care: Constitutional or Not? You Decide!
4/18/2012
Bloomberg-BNA
Beyond ACOs: Value-Based Purchasing and Other Accountable Care Delivery Options
11/3/2011
Drinker Biddle Webinar
The Final Rule: Considerations for Establishing an Accountable Care Organization
10/11/2011
American Association of Bioanalysts
9/30/2011
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
8/11/2011
Drinker Biddle
5/14/2011
American Association of Bioanalysts