February 26,2008

Baucus Names Fowler as Senior Counsel

Washington, DC – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) has
hired Liz Fowler as Senior Counsel to the Chairman. Fowler previously worked for
Baucus at the Finance Committee from 2001 to 2005 as the Chief Health and
Entitlements Counsel for the Democratic staff. Among other matters, her new portfolio
for the Committee will include the panel’s yearlong preparation for broad-based health
care reform.

“I’ve known Liz for a long time, and I’m thrilled to have her back on my team,”
Baucus said. “Liz knows all the ins and outs of health care policy and how to move bold
legislation. She’ll be an asset not only to the Finance Committee, but to the
American people as we plan for real health care reform and a host of other vital

Fowler previously worked as Medicare Counsel to Senator Patrick Moynihan (D-N.Y.)
on the Finance Committee and as an aide to Rep. Pete Stark on the Joint Economic
Committee (JEC). She practiced health care law with the Washington Law firm of
Hogan & Hartson, was a health services researcher with Health System Minnesota, and
worked on Medicare payment policy at the Health Care Financing Administration

Fowler holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a Ph.D. from
Johns Hopkins University, and a law degree from the University of Minnesota.

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