Anne Smithey, MPH, is a program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role she supports initiatives designed to advance payment and delivery system reform in Medicaid. Her current projects include the Medicaid Primary Care Population-Based Payment Learning Collaborative, which provides technical assistance to states implementing population-based payment in primary care, and Advancing Health Equity, which supports multi-stakeholder teams that are developing integrated care delivery and payment transformation approaches to promote more equitable care and outcomes.

Prior to joining CHCS, Anne worked as a research and evaluation intern at The Commonwealth Fund where she supported internal evaluation efforts and assisted with policy research.  She has also interned in a variety of other health care-related positions, focusing both on quality of care and access to health insurance.

Anne holds a master’s degree in public health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, with a certificate in health policy analysis. She earned her bachelor’s degree in health science from Northeastern University.

While not at work, Anne enjoys running, trying new recipes, and playing unnecessarily complicated board games.