Thomas Miller is a former senior health economist for the Joint Economic Committee (JEC). He studies health care policy and regulation. A former trial attorney, journalist, and sports broadcaster, Mr. Miller is the co-author of Why ObamaCare Is Wrong For America (HarperCollins 2011) and heads AEI's "Beyond Repeal & Replace" health reform project. He has testified before Congress on issues including the uninsured, health care costs, Medicare prescription drug benefits, health insurance tax credits, genetic information, Social Security, and federal reinsurance of catastrophic events. While at the JEC, he organized a number of hearings that focused on reforms in private health care markets, such as information transparency and consumer-driven health care.


  • Member, National Advisory Council, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2007-2009 
  • Senior Health Economist, Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, 2003-2006
  • Director, Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute, 2000-2003
  • Program Director, Economic Policy Studies, 1993-2000; Senior Policy Analyst, 1986-92, Competitive Enterprise Institute
  • Journalist, 1977-86
  • Attorney, Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, 1975-77


J.D., Duke University Law School
B.A., political science, New York University