Viohl & Associates

A Government Relations Firm

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Viohl & Associates is a Washington, DC-based government relations consulting firm that offers state and federal policy consulting and advocacy services. Established in 1998, Viohl & Associates helps clients navigate the federal government and the fifty state governments at the highest levels of leadership with strategic political and policy insights. Areas of special focus include healthcare, technology, and energy. The firm specializes in analyzing and advising on federal programs administered by state governments, including the Medicaid program, and helping clients to build relationships with state officials and their national partisan and bipartisan associations.



Healthcare: Medicaid; Medicare; waiver demonstration programs; managed care; long-term services and supports; home and community-based services; continuity of care; integrated care for Medicare-Medicaid enrollees; health IT; provider reimbursements; the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP); pharmacy and DME reimbursement; premium assistance programs; chronic disease management, quality measure alignment, value-based purchasing, and; the role of social determinants.

Technology: Business and financial software; online financial lending platforms; web portal management, digitized government services, public-private partnerships, and; telehealth.

Energy: Alternative fuels and clean energy technologies; tax incentives; grant funding; fleet mandates; energy efficiency; heating and weatherization assistance programs; climate change issues, and; fuel economy standards.

Other: Education grant  and loan programs; special education programs; alternative teacher certification; early education; transportation and infrastructure funding; workforce issues; first responder funding / homeland security / disaster assistance; social services and nutrition funding, and; clean air/clean water mandates and funding.


  • Insights on the legislative, regulatory, and budget processes and political environments at both the state and federal levels.

  • Assessment of the fiscal and policy implications of proposed mandates, minimum standards, and preemptions.

  • Assistance in developing federal and state government relations strategies.

  • Marketing advice for federal and state government customers, and help with the cross-marketing of new innovations in both the public and private sectors.

  • Assistance in identifying and engaging strategic partners, including associations and advocacy organizations.

  • Development and implementation of strategic advocacy plans for achieving policy, funding, or procurement goals.

  • Engagement with elected and appointed officials at both the state and federal levels.

Contact Us

Hall of the States

444 N. Capitol Street NW

Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202-624-1478