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Charles Katebi is state government relations manager with the Heartland Institute

Charles Katebi was hired in October 2017. He was formerly a healthcare policy analyst at the Wyoming Liberty Group. Charles has also been a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute. His role includes interacting with elected officials and staff, legislation tracking, and research and writing on various issues. Primarily he will be responsible for proactively reaching out to lawmaker and allies in a dozen states to build Heartlands presence as well as being another health care expert on staff. Prior to joining the Wyoming Liberty Group, Charles interned at the American Action Forum, FreedomWorks, and the Reason Foundation, on issues ranging from regulatory policy to pension reform. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia.

Recent Articles and Publications

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October 11, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Research & Commentary, Charles Katebi examines a proposal in Michigan that would expand access to dental care for patients in rural communities and inner cities.
October 10, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Charles Katebi
' Let’s hope that election-year gimmicks do not steal this desperately-needed option from millions of Americans' - Tim Huelskamp
October 7, 2018
By Charles Katebi
Medical experts and policymakers across the political spectrum recognize that NPs can make a big difference in the lives of millions of Americans who are struggling to attain primary care.
September 19, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Policy Brief, Heartland's Charlie Katebi and Lindsay Atkinson from the Idaho Freedom Foundation discuss how Milliman and other consulting firms routinely underestimate the cost of Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.
September 18, 2018
By Charles Katebi
As the 2018 midterm elections approach, growing numbers of progressive candidates have endorsed a single-payer health insurance program that will supposedly cover all Americans and deliver better medical care than our current health care system.
September 13, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Research & Commentary, Charlie Katebi examines new reforms in Iowa that will expand access to affordable and reliable health insurance.
August 6, 2018
By Charles Katebi
At the end of June, a U.S. District Court judge blocked Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin from imposing work requirements on Medicaid recipients.
June 27, 2018
By Charles Katebi
Expanding access to dental therapists would also improve oral health.

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