Thomas Miller
Senior Lecturing Fellow

Thomas Miller is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies health policy, with particular emphasis on regulatory barriers to choice and competition, health care litigation, and the political economy of health care reform. He has been closely involved in key aspects of health policy development in the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government for more than 25 years.

Miller was a member of the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality from 2007 to 2009 and was a senior health policy adviser for the John McCain presidential campaign in 2008. Before joining AEI in 2006, Miller served for three years as senior health economist for the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress. He has also been director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute and director of economic policy studies at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia

Miller’s writing has appeared in such publications as Health Affairs, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, American Journal of Medicine, Law & Contemporary Problems, Journal of Law, Medicine, and Politics, University of Miami Business Law Review, National Affairs, Regulation, and Cato Journal.

He has testified before various congressional committees on issues including health care consolidation and competition, the uninsured, health care costs, pre-existing health conditions and high-risk pools, cost-sharing reduction subsidy funding, Medicare cost-sharing reform, Medicare prescription drug benefits, medical savings accounts, health insurance tax credits, genetic information, social security, federal reinsurance of catastrophic risks, and terrorism insurance. 

Miller holds a bachelor's degree cum laude in political science from New York University and a law degree from Duke University.

Before going to Washington, Miller was a trial attorney in Atlanta, Ga., a radio news director in Anderson, S.C., and a sportscaster in Charlotte, N.C. (including several seasons as play-by-play voice of the Davidson College Wildcats basketball team).

Thomas Miller