by Jasmine Batchelor
September 13, 2018
Vice President, Controlling Health Care Costs and Advancing Medicare,
The Commonwealth Fund
Shawn Bishop, M.P.P., serves as Vice President, Controlling Health Care Costs and Advance Medicare at The Commonwealth Fund. She joined The Commonwealth Fund in 2016 as vice president for the Controlling Health Care Costs program, which monitors and analyzes spending in both the public and private health care sectors, and Advancing Medicare, which identifies ways in which the Medicare program can serve its beneficiaries more effectively and efficiently. Previously, she provided strategic consulting related to Medicare and the Affordable Care Act, including policy development and outreach to Congress and the administration. Bishop earlier served as senior vice president of research for the Marwood Group, offering financial services firms and others analysis of political, legislative, and regulatory environments, and as professional staff with the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. She holds a master’s degree in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.