James C. Capretta

James C. Capretta

James C. Capretta is a resident fellow and holds the Milton Friedman Chair at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies health care, entitlements, and US budget policy, as well as global trends in aging, health, and retirement programs. Concurrently, he serves as a senior adviser to the Bipartisan Policy Center and, since 2011, as a member of the Advisory Board of the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation. Prior to joining AEI, Capretta was an associate director at the White House’s Office of Management and Budget from 2001 to 2004, where he was responsible for all health care, Social Security, welfare, and labor and education issues. Earlier, he served as a senior health policy analyst at the US Senate Budget Committee and at the US House Committee on Ways and Means. From 2006 to 2016, Capretta was a fellow, and later a senior fellow, at the Ethics & Public Policy Center.


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