Patricia D. Nobbie, PhD

by Jasmine Batchelor

August 19, 2019

Disability Policy Engagement Director,
Anthem, Inc.

Patricia Nobbie is a Disability Policy Engagement Director on the Federal Affairs team at Anthem. Prior to that position, she worked for the Administration for Community Living, where she was a Program Specialist in the Office of Policy Analysis and Development where she worked on several initiatives, including partnering with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the process for implementation of the home and community based services, family caregiving, employment of people with disabilities, and quality measures for long term services and supports.
Previously, Pat was the Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation Public Policy Fellow in the office of Senator Jay Rockefeller, where she worked on several issues related to implementation of the Affordable Care Act, reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and many aspects of long term services and supports policy.

From 2001 to 2012, Pat served as the Policy and then Deputy Director for the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities. She oversaw research on Council programs and policy initiatives in the areas of health care, Medicaid, direct support, managed care, employment, youth transition, and post-secondary programs for youth with disabilities.

Pat is also a parent of a young woman with Down syndrome who lives and is employed successfully in the community in Athens, Georgia; a son and a daughter in San Diego. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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