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Elizabeth Goodman, JD, MSW, DrPH

Chief Legal & Public Affairs Officer, Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA)

As chief legal and public affairs officer, Liz is responsible for CCA’s legal, compliance, risk management, internal audit, external communications, and government and regulatory affairs functions. She provides legal and public affairs counsel to CCA’s leadership team and board of directors as the organization continues to expand the reach of its unique care model for individuals with complex health needs.

With nearly 30 years of experience in healthcare law and policy, Liz most recently served as executive vice president of Government Affairs and Innovation at AHIP, the national association whose members deliver market-based solutions and public-private partnerships that make healthcare coverage more affordable and accessible for everyone.

Before joining AHIP, Liz served as the chief of Long-Term Services and Supports at MassHealth, where she oversaw $5.5 billion in programming, including fully integrated DSNP and PACE offerings, and fee-for-service post-acute and long-term services supports programming. Prior to her work at MassHealth, Liz spent nearly seven years in various roles at Wellcare Health Plans.

Liz earned her Doctorate in Public Health/Health Leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her Juris Doctorate and Master of Social Work at the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Political Science from Trinity College, Hartford. She is also an adjunct professor of Health and Policy Management at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.