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Andrea Bennett, PhD, MSW

by Jasmine Phiri

August 9, 2021

Senior Director, Public Policy,
CVS Health

Andrea Bennett is a Senior Director of Public Policy within CVS Health Government Affairs focusing on state and federal policy issues impacting CVS Health and Aetna. She engages in the federal regulatory process on Medicaid managed care issues and works with federal and state government affairs on pending legislation impacting Medicaid. She also works on policies related to dual eligibles, women’s health, high drug costs, and social determinants of health.

Prior to joining CVS Health in January 2019, Andrea helped lead a network of 20 state Medicaid agencies at the Center for Evidence-based Policy in Portland, Oregon. Before that, Andrea spent 8 years at Kentucky Youth Advocates, a nonprofit child advocacy organization. Andrea holds a Masters of Social Work from St. Louis University and a Ph.D. in Education and Social Change from Bellarmine University.