Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Heifetz joins consulting company

Heifetz joins consulting company

Michael Heifetz (MA ’91) joined Michael Best Strategies in December 2017. He is leading the state and federal healthcare practice at Michael Best, one of the nation’s fastest-growing business-to-business consulting companies.

Michael Best Strategies specializes in lobbying, government relations, public affairs, crisis management, shared value strategies, political partnership development, and community/stakeholder engagement.

Heifetz previously served as Medicaid Director (October 2016 to December 2017) and Budget Director (November 2013 to October 2016) for the State of Wisconsin. He also worked in government affairs for Dean Clinic and SSM Health of Wisconsin for 11 years.

In his new role, Heifetz will focus on Medicaid optimization, state healthcare policy, federal healthcare reform, and helping clients navigate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)