Annie Cloke, MPA, Director

Annie Cloke, MPA, is a Director at CapView Strategies where she brings expertise in Medicaid and other ACA-related reforms to help life sciences companies, issuers, health systems and think tanks analyze and develop long-term strategies that take into account the evolving policy and regulatory environment.

From 2012 through 2014, Annie worked at Avalere Health where she worked with plan, manufacturer, trade association, and nonprofit clients and served as one of the firms’ experts on Medicaid, dual eligibles, and mental health. Her work included a monthly publication on Medicaid policy and programmatic developments, weekly updates on the Financial Alignment Demonstration for dual eligibles, an analysis of mental health coverage in Marketplace plans as well as research on the treatment of behavioral health and other services within state Medicaid programs.

Prior to Avalere Health, Annie consulted for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and worked to develop three surveys targeting city residents with serious mental illness and their caregivers to assess health and social service utilization and needs. During graduate school, she also spent time at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), working with state Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Directors to evaluate the impact of the ACA on CHIP and Medicaid. Before pursing her masters, Annie conducted state policy research and analysis at the Pew Charitable Trusts. At Pew, Annie worked on issues including state revenues and expenditures as well as pensions, foreclosure and broadband policies. She also served as a case manager providing needs assessments, direct assistance, and public health referrals to individuals displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Ms. Cloke holds a BA from Georgetown University and an MPA in Health Policy and Management from New York University.

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