Molly Smith

by Jasmine Phiri

January 29, 2021

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

In her role at the American Hospital Association, Molly helps oversee the development of policy positions that support patient access to quality hospital and health system services. In addition to helping set the organization’s overall policy agenda and strategy, she also is responsible for developing the AHA’s policy positions related to both public and private insurance, including issues such as closing the remaining coverage gaps, improving how insurance functions, advancing price transparency, and protecting patients from surprise medical bills. Molly has previously worked as a policy and business strategy consultant with Manatt Health and began her career at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where she specialized in range of Medicare, Medicaid and health information technology policies.

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