Program Associate

Brittany Stapelfeld, LMSW, is a program associate at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, she supports projects related to Medicaid leadership and capacity building, including CHCS’ state policy and leadership training academies and the Medicaid Leadership Institute, a national fellowship for Medicaid directors. Ms. Stapelfeld also supports the New Jersey’s Medicaid Care Delivery Transformation project, specifically the implementation of the state’s managed long-term services and supports program.

Prior to joining CHCS, Ms. Stapelfeld served as a delivery systems policy analyst for MassHealth, Massachusetts’ Medicaid program. In this role, she contributed to policy development and implementation efforts for the state’s Accountable Care Organizations. Ms. Stapelfeld also led the expansion of the state’s My Ombudsman program, aimed at assisting managed care members with complex care needs. Previously, Ms. Stapelfeld was a policy and evaluation assistant for the Michigan Community Health Worker Association where she supported policy and training programs to promote the sustainable integration of community health workers into health and human services organizations.

Ms. Stapelfeld holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Michigan School of Social Work, where she concentrated in health policy and evaluation. She received her bachelor’s degree in social work from Stony Brook University.