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Janet Trautwein

Janet Trautwein

Executive Vice President & CEO

Janet Trautwein is the chief executive officer of NAHU and president of the NAHU Education Foundation in Washington DC. NAHU represents employee benefits professionals involved in the design, implementation and management of health plans all over the United States. Her responsibilities include oversight of all NAHU and NAHU Education Foundation activities, including oversight of 30 staff members in Washington DC and 210 state and local chapters. She is the primary spokesperson for NAHU to the media, government agencies and elected officials at all levels. 

A frequent speaker on health-policy issues, Janet’s expertise in issues related to health insurance markets, the uninsured, risk and reinsurance pooling, benefits-related tax and tax-preferred account issues, and both national and global health reform has been recognized throughout the industry. Janet has testified before Congress numerous times, has been published in major news outlets, and has appeared on hundreds of radio and television programs around the world. 

Janet holds a degree in government and international affairs from George Mason University, where she graduated summa cum laude, and a master’s degree in health economics, health policy and health management from the London School of Economics.

She can be contacted at jtrautwein@nahu.org or 202-595-0639.