50 Most Influential Physician Executives – 2018
President/CEO, America's Essential Hospitals
Siegel leads the D.C.-based association that represents more than 325 safety-net hospitals. During the past couple of years, Siegel was a leading advocate for protecting coverage gains made under the Affordable Care Act. America's Essential Hospitals--along with other hospital trade groups--was successful in holding off Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital cuts for another two years. Siegel has also been active in protecting the association's members from proposed cuts to the 340B discount drug program.