Laura G. Hoffman is the Assistant Director of Federal Affairs for the American Medical Association in Washington, D.C. In this capacity, she develops advocacy and policy strategy while engaging with federal agencies on health information technology matters, the Quality Payment Program/MACRA, HIPAA privacy and security, and cybersecurity. Prior to her work with the AMA, Laura was an associate in the health care practice group of a Washington DC law firm, providing counsel to federally qualified health centers, Title X programs, and community behavioral health organizations. Laura is also a member of the Practitioner Faculty at Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law, where she teaches a course on Health Care Regulation and Policy. She received a BS in Public Health from the George Washington University and a JD from Villanova University School of Law.