Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center
James Capretta has more than two decades of experience as an analyst of U.S. healthcare policy, including nearly sixteen years in senior positions in the executive and legislative branches of the federal government.
From 2001 to 2004, he served as an Associate Director at the White House Office of Management and Budget, where he had responsibility for healthcare, Social Security, education, and welfare programs. Earlier, he spent a decade at the Senate Budget Committee as a senior analyst for health policy.
Mr. Capretta is now a Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He studies and provides commentary on a wide range of public policy and economic issues, with a focus on healthcare and entitlement reform, and U.S. fiscal policy.
Mr. Capretta is the author of many essays and articles that have appeared in prominent print and on-line publications and is a frequent guest commentator on television and radio programs.
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