Ben Steinhafel

Ben Steinhafel is Director of Policy and External Affairs, Center for Telehealth & e-Health Law (CTel), where he closely monitors the telehealth flexibilities issued at the state and federal levels and proactively educates policymakers on the benefits of expanded telehealth and its potential to increase access to care for all Americans.

Ben is also a coalition leader of the Telehealth4Ukraine Coalition, a group a leading experts in the telemedicine community that is working to produce a dynamic database of healthcare clinicians and translators that humanitarian organizations can utilize for virtual humanitarian healthcare efforts in Ukraine and the surrounding region.

Before to joining CTeL, Ben served in the Executive Branch at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in the Congressional, Legislative, and Intergovernmental Affairs Department. Ben also served in the U.S. House of Representatives as a health care advisor for former Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner and a legislative correspondent for Speaker Paul Ryan.