Where Medicaid Stands


Tony Leys Des Moines Register, Health Reporter
(515) 284-8449     tleys@dmreg.com
Christopher Pope Manhattan Institute, Senior Fellow
(212) 599-7000     communications@manhattan-institute.org
Robin Rudowitz Kaiser Family Foundation, Associate Director, Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured

(202) 347-5270     rrudowitz@kff.org

Hemi Tewarson National Governors Association, Program Director, Best Practices’ Health Division
(202) 624-7803     htewarson@nga.org


Experts and Analysts

Joan Alker Georgetown University, Executive Director, Center for Children and Families

(202) 784-4075     jca25@georgetown.edu

Josh Archambault Foundation for Government Accountability, Senior Fellow


Lynn Blewett University of Minnesota, Director, State Health Access Data Assistance Center

(612) 626-4739     blewe001@umn.edu

James Capretta American Enterprise Institute, Milton Friedman Chair

(202) 862-5920     jcapretta@aei.org

Sara R. Collins The Commonwealth Fund, Vice President, Health Care Coverage and Access

(212) 606-3838     src@cmwf.org

Charlene Frizzera CF Health Advisors, President;

Leavitt Partners, Senior Advisor

(443) 794-4379     cfrizzera@cfhealthadvisors.com

Rachel Garfield Kaiser Family Foundation, Associate Director, Kaiser Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured

(202) 347-5270     rachelg@kff.org

Ed Haislmaier


The Heritage Foundation, Senior Research Fellow in Health Policy Studies, Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity

(202) 608-6078     ed.haislmaier@heritage.org

Genevieve Kenney Urban Institute, Co-Director, Health Policy Center

(202) 261-5568     jkenney@urban.org

Barbara Lyons Kaiser Family Foundation, Director, Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured

(202) 347-5270    blyons@kff.org

Cindy Mann Manatt Health Solutions, Partner

(202) 585-6572     cmann@manatt.com

Enrique Martinez-Vidal Academy Health, Vice President for State Policy and Technical Assistance

(202) 204-7509     enrique.martinez-vidal@academyhealth.org

Jack Meyer Health Management Associates, Senior Fellow

(202) 785-3669     jmeyer@healthmanagement.com

MaryBeth Musumeci Kaiser Family Foundation, Associate Director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured

(202) 347-5270     marybethm@kff.org

Rachel Nuzum The Commonwealth Fund, Vice President, Federal and State Health Policy

(202) 292-6722     rn@cmwf.org

Trish Riley National Academy for State Health Policy, Executive Director


Sara Rosenbaum George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, Professor, Health Policy and Management

(202) 994-4230     sarar@gwu.edu

Diane Rowland


Kaiser Family Foundation, Executive Vice President

(202) 347-5270     drowland@kff.org

Vern K. Smith Health Management Associates, Senior Advisor

(517) 282-0841     vsmith@healthmanagement.com

Andy Schneider Georgetown University Health Policy Institute,  Research Professor of the Practice,  Center for Children and Families


Judith Solomon Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Vice President for Health Policy

(202) 408-1080      solomon@cbpp.org

Tim Westmoreland Georgetown University Law Center, Professor from Practice

(202) 662-9404     timothy.westmoreland@georgetown.edu

Gail Wilensky Project HOPE, Senior Fellow

(301) 347-3902     gwilensky@projecthope.org


Government and Government-Related Groups

Jessica Banthin Congressional Budget Office, Deputy Assistant Director, Health, Retirement, and Long-Term Analysis Division

(202) 226-2669     jessica.banthin@cbo.gov

Matt Salo National Association of Medicaid Directors, Executive Director

(202) 403-8621     matt.salo@medicaiddirectors.org

Anne Schwartz MACPAC, Executive Director

(202) 350-2000     anne.schwartz@macpac.gov



Daniel Hawkins National Association of Community Health Centers, Senior Vice President

(202) 296-3800     dhawkins@nachc.org

Frederick Isasi Families USA, Executive Director


Jim Kaufman Children’s Hospital Association, Vice President of Public Policy

(202) 753-5500     jim.kaufman@childrenshospitals.org

Dee Mahan Families USA, Medicaid Program Director


R. Shawn Martin American Academy of Family Physicians, Senior Vice President, Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy

(202) 232-9033     smartin@aafp.org

Meg Murray Association for Community Affiliated Plans, CEO

(202) 204-7509     mmurray@communityplans.net

Jeff Myers Medicaid Health Plans of America, President and CEO

(202) 857-5720     jmyers@mhpa.org

Bruce Siegel America’s Essential Hospitals, President and CEO


Ashley Thompson American Hospital Association, Senior Vice President of Public Policy Analysis and Development

(202) 626-2688     athompson@aha.org