Post-Election Analysis: Impact on CRT Access


Date: 2/11/21

Credit: .1 CEU

Speaker: Amy Cunniffe, B.A., Political Science

Sponsored by Numotion

ATP Prep Content, Funding and Public Policy, Beginner Level




The political winds are changing in our nation’s capital. Course participants will learn more about the changes likely to occur in health care policy due to the 2020 election results. These policy changes could mean a significant shift in the direction of health care policy. The specific needs of the disability community will also be impacted. The course will outline what changes are likely to occur in federal policy including Medicare and Medicaid policy, insurance coverage, health reform and anticipated coverage changes for those who rely on Complex Rehabilitation Technology (CRT). In addition, the course will outline key areas of controversy and anticipated hurdles that must be overcome to achieve better policy changes to improve CRT access.

Learning Outcomes:

The participant will be able to describe the key health care issues debated in the 2020 election campaign and how these issues impact the final election outcome and share of power in federal policy making.

The participant will be able to describe the policy views and perspectives of newly-elected health care leaders.

The participant will be able to describe how health care leaders work together to find common ground and where are they likely to fall short of finding compromise.

Amy Cunniffe, Leader of Government Relations for Numotion, is an experienced Washington health care leader with many years of experience with the U.S. government and leading government relations organizations. Prior to joining Numotion, Cunniffe served as Principal at Washington Council EY, GE Healthcare’s Leader for the Government Relations team, and the top lobbyist at the medical device trade association, AdvaMed among other roles.  In addition to her work with Numotion, Cunniffe operates a bipartisan consulting firm in Washington, DC called SplitOak Strategies LLC.

Cunniffe served in the White House as a Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs. Earlier in her career, she worked as an Assistant to the Speaker