Senior Policy Analyst
Jessica Schubel is a Senior Policy Analyst who rejoined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in 2017. In this role, she examines issues related to Medicaid, including the Medicaid expansion and section 1115 Medicaid waivers, women’s health, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and other state health policy issues.
Previously, Schubel served as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Director of the Center for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Services (CMCS) at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). In this role, she served as an integral member of the senior management team by providing strategic and policy advice to the Director as well as directing and coordinating Medicaid, CHIP and Basic Health Program (BHP) policy across CMCS.
In 2015 Schubel focused on issues related to Medicaid and other state health policy issues as a Center Senior Policy Analyst.
Prior to joining the Center Schubel also served as a Technical Director at CMS where she worked on section 1115 Medicaid waivers, BHP implementation, and issues related CHIP. Before joining CMS, she was the Special Projects Coordinator at the District of Columbia’s Department of Health Care Finance where she oversaw the District’s section 1115 Medicaid waiver and worked on issues related to school-based health services and the implementation of health reform.
Schubel received her Master’s in Public Health from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in History and International Relations from Syracuse University.
You can follow Jessica on Twitter @JessicaSchubel.