Oliver Kim is a health policy consultant with nearly fifteen years of experience at the state and federal level. He is also co-founder of the Cross-Border Health Dialogue, an organization which fosters policy exchanges between the US and other industrialized nations and held its inaugural health summit with Canada.
Oliver was the deputy director for the Special Committee on Aging under Chairman Bill Nelson of Florida. In this capacity, Oliver oversaw the committee’s oversight work on health and human service issues facing seniors such as Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drug pricing, and the Older Americans Act. During his tenure, Oliver lead efforts to push for a new Medicare reimbursement policy on advance care planning, and he oversaw investigations on generic drug utilization and network adequacy in Medicare Advantage.
Prior to his tenure with the Aging Committee, Oliver was the legislative director for Planned Parenthood Federation of America. As the co-director of the federation’s government relations team, Oliver oversaw congressional relations for the $1 billion organization and its nearly 80 affiliates across the nation during one of the most critical times in the organization’s history. Oliver also served as senior legislative counsel to Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan for eight years, working mainly on health and human service issues as well as budget, Social Security, and judiciary issues. During his time with Senator Stabenow, he worked on several critical initiatives such as the Affordable Care Act, the Medicare Modernization Act, the American Revitalization and Recovery Act, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Oliver has his BA in English and history from Indiana University at Bloomington, JD from the University of Minnesota, and LLM from Georgetown University. He was selected for the Woodrow Wilson foreign policy fellowship, the AcademyHealth Health Policy in Action award, and the American Council of Young Political Leaders’ exchange program. He is a board member of the Asian Pacific Islander American Health Forum and the Planned Parenthood of Metro Washington Action Fund.