Cindy Mann is a partner with Manatt Health. She has more than 30 years of experience in federal and state health policy, focused on health coverage, financing, access and operational issues. She guides states, providers, plans, consumer organizations and foundations on creating and implementing strategies around federal and state health reform, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and delivery and payment system transformation. Ms. Mann joined Manatt from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), where she served as deputy administrator and director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services. At CMS, she led the administration of Medicaid, CHIP, and the Basic Health Program at the federal level for more than five years during the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.