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Anne L. Schwartz, PhD

Executive Director, Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC)

Anne Schwartz is executive director of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), a non-partisan legislative branch agency that provides policy and data analysis and makes recommendations to Congress, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the states on a wide array of issues affecting Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). She has served in this position since 2013.

Dr. Schwartz previously served as deputy editor of the journal Health Affairs; vice president at Grantmakers In Health, a national organization providing strategic advice and educational programs for foundations and corporate giving programs working on health issues; and special assistant to the executive director and senior analyst at the Physician Payment Review Commission, a precursor to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. Earlier, she held positions on committee and personal staff for the U.S. House of Representatives. Dr. Schwartz holds a doctorate in health policy from the School of Hygiene and Public Health at The Johns Hopkins University.