Anthony A. Barrueta is senior vice president of government relations for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. in Oakland, California. He oversees Kaiser Permanente’s legislative and regulatory policy efforts, leading a team of legislative advocates and policy professionals in Oakland, Sacramento, and Washington, DC. He also oversees development of Kaiser Permanente’s public policy positions in collaboration with senior leadership throughout the organization to ensure a common voice in support of the interests of the organization, its members, and the communities it serves. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente in 1994, he was in private law practice in Washington, DC, specializing in legislative and regulatory advocacy on behalf of health plans, pharmacy benefit management companies, and health-related trade associations. He serves on the board of the Public Health Institute and is the chair-elect for 2018. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Alliance of Community Health Plans and the California Latino Economic Institute. A native of Washington, DC, he received a bachelor’s degree in history from Boston College in 1987 and his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991. He is licensed to practice law in California and the District of Columbia.
Anthony A. Barrueta