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Kate McEvoy (She/Her/Hers) is the incoming executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors and a former program officer for the Milbank Memorial Fund. In this capacity, she led the Fund’s state leadership programs and network and guided the Fund’s healthy aging work.
Ms. McEvoy was previously director of health services in the Connecticut Department of Social Services, where she oversaw care delivery and payment reform work in Medicaid, CHIP, and long-term services and supports. She is a former president and vice president of the National Association of Medicaid Directors Board of Directors and served on the steering committee of the Reforming States Group, the predecessor to the Milbank State Leadership Network. She also contributed to state health reform initiatives as assistant comptroller for the State of Connecticut.
An elder law attorney by training, Ms. McEvoy spent her early career working for a regional Agency on Aging and as a legislative liaison for the Connecticut Association of Area Agencies on Aging. She is a past chair of the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, is the author of a treatise on elder law, and led several major coalition-based projects around advance directives. She has a JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law and a BA in English and Economics from Oberlin College.
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