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Molly Smith

Group Vice President, Public Policy, American Hospital Association (AHA)

In her role at the American Hospital Association, Molly helps set the organization’s overall policy priorities to support patient access to quality hospital and health system services. While her work spans the full range of health care policy issues impacting hospitals, she focuses much of her efforts on public and private coverage, including issues such as achieving universal coverage, improving how insurance functions, advancing meaningful transparency, and improving patients’ financial experience of care. Molly has previously worked as a policy and business strategy consultant with Manatt Health and began her career at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, where she specialized in range of Medicare, Medicaid and health information technology policies.