Chief Executive Officer
Texas Association of Health Plans
Jamie Dudensing is the chief executive officer of the Texas Association of Health Plans (TAHP), an advocate for public and private health plans, improving access to quality health care for the uninsured, committed to enhancing consumer choice and affordability of health insurance for all Texans. Jamie, a graduate of both the Texas Tech School of Nursing, began her career in Austin after being recruited to become the Capitol nurse. After gaining a Masters in Public Affairs from the LBJ School, she served two sessions as the Health and Human Services Budget Analyst on the House Appropriations Committee. She then joined Lt. Governor Dewhurst's staff where she first served as Senior Advisor for Budget and Policy. Most recently, Jamie served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Policy Director for Lt. Governor Dewhurst. With more than a decade of engagement in health care and appropriations policy, Jamie provides TAHP with an extensive record of coordinating legislative strategies, testifying before legislative committees and working closely with state agency administrators to formulate and implement policy.
Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research
Dr. Aaron Carroll, also known as the Incidental Economist, is the Director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research and a Professor of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine and a highly sought-after speaker and commentator on health care cost, quality and access, as well as prospects for health care reform and implications for our future. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times’ health column, the Upshot, and other major national newspapers and cable news networks.
Associate Health Care Attorney/Quantitative Analyst Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Aaron Dobosenski helps health care clients develop and implement systems to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Aaron’s expertise includes federal anti-kickback and physician self-referral law issues as well as fraud and abuse in health care transactions. He works with clients throughout the health care industry, including hospitals, health care systems, physician practices, research institutions and medical diagnostics manufacturers and suppliers. Prior to joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Aaron worked as a consultant with the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), providing support to high-performing and clinically integrated medical groups and health systems in enhancing population health and patient care. Aaron has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and extensive data analytics experience.