julie l. goon

Julie Goon, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs is an industry veteran with more than 30 years healthcare-related policy leadership and management experience. She is responsible for leading Elevance Health’s state and federal government relations strategic advocacy, policy development, issue management, and regulatory affairs functions, and for managing enterprise relationships with stakeholders, including industry, state, and national associations.

After 18 years in the health insurance sector, including a decade leading Federal Affairs for America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Julie joined the federal government, where she was responsible for ensuring strategic alignment among stakeholders during the implementation of the Medicare Part D program. Initially part of the leadership team at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, she moved to the White House to serve as Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy in the National Economic Council. More recently, she served as Senior Health Policy Director for the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee, where she developed strategy on the Affordable Care Act. Previous positions include roles at General Electric’s healthymagination marketing initiative, Humana Inc., and the Colorado Legislative Council. Education: B.A., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado