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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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March 19, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Research & Commentary, Charlie Katebi discusses a new proposal in New Hampshire to reduce eligibility for Medicaid for able-bodied and childless adults.
March 8, 2018
By Charles Katebi, John Nothdurft
Over the past five years, health care access has deteriorated in Idaho.
February 27, 2018
By Charles Katebi
Over the past four years, the cost of individual health insurance has more than doubled under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. Fortunately, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expanded affordable health insurance options
February 26, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this testimony before the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee, Charlie Katebi argues in favor of expanding access to affordable health insurance and reforming Medicaid to serve the truly needy.
February 21, 2018
By Charles Katebi
With the passage of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act in late 2017, Republicans implemented far-reaching tax cuts that will allow tens of millions of families to keep more of their own money and made a number of long overdue changes to the nation’s tax code.
February 20, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this Research & Commentary, Charles Katebi examines Dental Therapy and a proposal in Kansas that would expand access to dental care for rural patients.
February 13, 2018
By Charles Katebi, Tim Benson
Florida is facing an oral care crisis.
February 1, 2018
By Charles Katebi
In this testimony for the Kansas Senate Committee on Public Health and Welfare, Charlie Katebi argues in favor of expanding patient access to dental therapists.

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