Marc Steinberg coordinates Medicare and Medicaid research and policy for Families USA. His areas of expertise include the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion, Medicaid waivers, issues affecting dual eligibles (those eligible for Medicare and Medicaid), Medicare Savings Programs, and the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit. In his time at Families USA, Mr. Steinberg has worked to enact and promote sound implementation of several pieces of landmark legislation, including the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003, the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. He is the author of numerous reports, fact sheets, and other publications, and he provides technical assistance to health care advocates across the country. His work has been cited by national publications and programs, including USA Today, CBS Evening News, and 60 Minutes.
Before joining Families USA in 2003, Mr. Steinberg was a Skadden Fellow and staff attorney at the Public Justice Center in Baltimore. In this position, he litigated and advocated on a range of issues affecting low-income people, including Medicaid access for children and people with disabilities, TANF work requirements, and housing conditions. He previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Benson E. Legg of the United States District Court, District of Maryland.
Mr. Steinberg has a law degree from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He received his A.B. in economics from Columbia University.