Robert Blaser, RPA Director of Public Policy
Rob Blaser has served as RPA’s Director of Public Policy since October 2003, and previously as RPA’s Director of Federal Affairs since September 1997. From June 1995 to September 1997, Rob served as RPA’s Regulatory Analyst. Among Rob’s primary areas of responsibility since joining RPA are management of RPA’s legislative and regulatory portfolios, and policy development for the organization. In this latter role Rob has taken the lead in drafting over 30 position papers for RPA. Rob has also developed expertise in such diverse areas as legislative developments affecting renal care, physician reimbursement in the Medicare Fee Schedule (MFS), and other issues pertaining to CKD-specific coverage and reimbursement issues.