Kelly Lavin Delmore

Title: Principal, Government Relations & Public Policy
Employer: Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C.

Kelly L. Delmore is a health care policy professional with almost 20 years of experience working in hospital, health care provider association, consulting and Capitol Hill roles. Her current work at Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC (HLB) is primarily focused on representing health care clients before the U.S. House, Senate and Administration on Medicare payment and quality initiatives on a bi-partisan level. HLB is a boutique health care law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, with additional offices in Denver, Boston, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. Kelly and two colleagues from her former firm, Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC, started HLB’s Government Relations and Public Policy Practice in 2012.

Before going into consulting, Ms. Delmore served as Director of Federal Government Affairs for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), where she represented the association as lead lobbyist and led successful legislative initiatives to prevent Medicare payment reductions to providers of physical therapy and caps on therapy services for Medicare beneficiaries.

Prior to joining APTA, Kelly was Legislative Assistant to former U.S. Rep. Phil English (R-PA), a Senior Member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Ms. Delmore joined the English staff to focus on health care and the Congressman’s Ways and Means Health Subcommittee duties. Ms. Delmore began her Capitol Hill career as a Health Legislative Fellow for former U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA).

After graduate school, Ms. Delmore’s first job was Regulatory Policy Analyst for the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). At AOA, she tracked, analyzed, and interpreted federal regulatory actions and provided comments on behalf of osteopathic physicians to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on health information technology, physician payment, and regulatory reform. Before moving to Washington, DC, Ms. Delmore worked in hospital settings in Pittsburgh, PA, focusing on health information, health care quality, and HIPAA implementation.

Ms. Delmore holds a B.S. in Health Information Management and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.

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