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Robb Walton

Robb Co-Leads the Access and Reimbursement Working Group in BGR’s Health and Life Sciences Practice.

Washington, D.C.
Government Affairs, Food and Drug Law, Medicare, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Health IT, Health Care Tax Policy
Office of Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D., Office of Congressman Bill Cassidy M.D., Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP)

Robb Walton is a Principal with BGR’s Health and Life Sciences Practice in which he Co-Leads the Access and Reimbursement Working Group. He works with clients to develop and execute strategies related to payment for health care products and services. Robb helps clients navigate the complex challenges and opportunities in Congress and the administration to drive positive outcomes for their organization. Robb’s work is driven by deep knowledge in policy, politics, and process that drive results in Washington, D.C. 

Robb came to the firm in 2017 after spending a decade as a health policy staffer in Congress. Most recently, Robb was Senior Health Policy Counsel for Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La.) where he managed the health policy team and developed the Senator’s health care agenda for his role on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and Finance committees. During his time with Sen. Cassidy, Robb worked on and passed legislation related to physician payment reform (MACRA), Medicare, Medicaid, private health insurance, mental health, and health information technology (HIT). Robb started his career on Capitol Hill as committee staff for HELP Committee Ranking Member Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.). During his time on the committee, Robb worked on the debate over the Affordable Care Act and subsequent implementation and oversight. 

Robb received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history and philosophy from the University of Maryland where he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He received a Master of Arts degree in American Government and Public Policy from Georgetown University and a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law, where he was honored Cum Laude and was Vice President of the Student Bar Association. Robb is a member of the Maryland Bar and resides in McLean, VA where he lives with his wife and two daughters.

Areas of Focus

  • Provider Reimbursement
  • Drug and Device Reimbursement
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Value-based payment
  • Health Information Technology (HIT) and health Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Legislative and Regulatory Policy Development


  • University of Maryland

    BA, History and Philosophy, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Georgetown University

    MA, American Government and Public Policy
  • American University

    Washington College of Law, JD, Cum Laude
  • Affiliations

    Bar Membership: Maryland