Cindy Mann 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 & 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 (ACA). Her role included setting federal policy, supporting state program operations and coordinating policy and program operations with the Marketplace. She also was responsible for developing and executing national policies and initiatives regarding long-term services and supports and broader delivery system and payment system reform. In addition, she provided leadership in federal and state efforts to align financing and delivery systems across Medicaid and Medicare.