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Author of Obamacare Blueprint Rewarded with Job at Johnson & Johnson
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The person most responsible for crafting President Barack Obama’s plan for healthcare reform is returning to the private sector where she will advise one of the biggest players in the health industry. Elizabeth “Liz” Fowler was chief health policy counsel to U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana), who helped spearhead the charge for healthcare reform on Capitol Hill. While Baucus was often the public face during the legislative battle, it was Fowler who actually drafted the mammoth plan that came to be known as “Obamacare.”