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Amanda Van Vleet, MPH, is the associate director of innovation at NC Medicaid in the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. She currently leads NC Medicaid’s “Healthy Opportunities” initiatives, which focus on addressing non-medical drivers of health such as food security, housing stability, access to transportation, and interpersonal safety. Previously, she led the strategy and design of NC Medicaid’s transition from fee-for-service to value-based payment. Amanda has 15 years of health care experience focused on designing and implementing new programs with an emphasis on alternative payment models, improved care delivery, and social drivers of health for low-income and high-need populations. She has held roles at CMS’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Center for Health Care Strategies, and the U.S. House of Representatives. She holds an MPH in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.
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