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January Angeles, MPP, is a senior consultant at Bailit Health with over 20 years of experience in health care policy and management. Her expertise includes legislative and policy analysis, program development and implementation, and program management and evaluation, with an emphasis on publicly financed health care. Ms. Angeles currently focuses on helping states establish health care cost growth target programs, working with Connecticut and Washington on developing the target methodology and assessing performance against the target.
Prior to joining Bailit Health, Ms. Angeles served as Deputy Medicaid Director for Managed Care and Oversight and as CHIP Director for Rhode Island. Her accomplishments include spearheading the successful renewal of Rhode Island’s Section 1115 waiver, developing and implementing processes and measures for better oversight of the Medicaid program’s contracted health, dental and transportation programs, and directing the accountable entities program’s transition from pilot to implementation phase. She was previously Interagency Operations Manager for HealthSource RI, the state’s health insurance exchange.
Before working for the State of Rhode Island, Ms. Angeles was a senior policy analyst at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, where she worked on Affordable Care Act legislation and implementation. Her other health policy experience includes working at the Center for Health Care Strategies, American Institutes for Research, and Mathematica Policy Research. Ms. Angeles earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Oberlin College, and a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of California, Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy.
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